Trent Shea trentshea at
Thu Jun 3 12:11:46 PDT 2010

On Thursday 03 June 2010 12:49:36 Ken Moffat wrote:
> > until after qt or maybe kde. Anyhow I guess I'm just looking for a bit of
> > hand holding and posting to see if a ticket regarding this is warranted.
>  I used to see it (I stopped building libmng over a year ago because I
> couldn't find any need for it).  In my case I used to
> sed -e 's%-O3%-O3 -fPIC%' \
>                  makefiles/makefile.linux >Makefile
>  which is nearly the same as you are doing..
Thanks, that makes me feel better during the many hours until everything is 
built; honestly, I don't know if I have ever seen an MNG file.

> I also have to force it in a52dec-0.7.4 (add to CFLAGS when running
> configure) and ghostscript-8.70 where I took the fix from cblfs and
> adapted it when the file moved -
> sed -i "s/CFLAGS='/&-fPIC /g" base/unix-dll.mak
>  When I first played with pure64 there were several other packages
> that needed fPIC added.  Slowly, the old ones are either being relaced
> or dropping out of use.
Thanks for the heads up. So far I've only run into trouble with libmng and cvs 
(which I haven't investigated.) I believe both packages have not had a release 
in the last 2-3 years.


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