[ANNOUNCE] ALFS Profile for LFS-6.0 Released

Markus Mahlberg markus.mahlberg at web.de
Fri Dec 17 04:43:29 PST 2004


Torsten Vollmann wrote:

> Zlib is known to build its shared library incorrectly if CFLAGS is
> specified in the environment. If using a specified CFLAGS variable, be
> sure to add the -fPIC directive to the CFLAGS variable for the duration
> of the configure command below, then remove it afterwards."
> 
> (Quote from LFS-6.0, ch. 6.16)
> 
> 
> I don't know/understand why this should only be added 'for the duration
> of the configure command' and if this is possible in the profiles, but I
> think it should either be added to the whole package or the CFLAGS
> should be unset.
> 
> Cheers,
> 
> Torsten.

Which would result in unsetting all optimizations...
Using "-fPIC" allows you to still use them, doesn't is?

Markus



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