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Re: -fPIE and stuff

On Sun, Jan 29, 2012 at 11:06:27PM +0000, Sune Vuorela wrote:
> Hi
> One of my upstreams of a collection of shared libraries is about to make
> a change that is going to require all executables built against these
> shared libraries to be built with -fPIE (and libraries with -fPIC).
> Is there anything I should be aware of?
> A bit of background:
> http://www.macieira.org/blog/2012/01/sorry-state-of-dynamic-libraries-on-linux/
> http://www.macieira.org/blog/2012/01/update-and-benchmark-on-the-dynamic-library-proposals/

So my understanding is that you want to build libraries with -fPIE
instead of -fPIC, and that that creates a different ABI?

I think it's going to be a pain to get everything moved to this
new ABI, and would rather wait for the toolchain to change.


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