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Re: Patch not included in e2fsprogs 1.21.

On Sat, Jun 16, 2001 at 02:28:08PM +0100, Philip Blundell wrote:
> >> (2) The patch is busted (not correct).  The object files being placed
> >>     into the libext2fs_pic.a file are the non-shareable .o files, not
> >>     the PIC .o files.  You need to cd into the elfshared subdirectory to
> >>     get at the PIC files, and the Makefile fragment doesn't do that.
> >
> >Woops... I should really read how vars are used before assuming they
> >hold a full path to files... :}
> Actually, for boot-floppies' purposes it would be slightly better to build 
> the shared library with non-PIC objects.  You may not have done it 
> intentionally but it sounds like you got the right result. :-)

Wouldn't building the .so with non-PIC break quite a few things?

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