BHLFS Tips ???

Joachim Schipper j.schipper at math.uu.nl
Sat Dec 17 03:02:38 PST 2005


On Sat, Dec 17, 2005 at 11:20:33AM +0100, Vincent Blondel wrote:
> On Fri, 2005-12-16 at 16:16 +0100, Jaap Struyk wrote:
> > Op vr 16-12-2005, om 07:52 schreef Vincent Blondel:
> > 
> > > Now that my HLFS system is up and running, I would like to compile some BLFS packages so that I can use our internal shell
> > > scripts.
> > 
> > I've put up alist with builded apps., add --with-pic and (re)move static
> > libs before building a next package as basic rule.
> > http://www.japie.deserver.nl/ftp/HLFS/build_all_packages
> > -- 
> > Groetjes Japie
> > 
> 
> When you speak about adding "--with-pic" to CFLAGS, don't you mean
> adding "-pie -fpie" because when I have a look at the compilation
> settings for basic packages, I often see something like this :
> 
>   sed -e 's/^CFLAGS .*$/& -pie -fpie/' -i src/Makefile.in
> 
> Secondly, what do you mean by (re)moving static libs ? Once again when I
> have a look at the compilation settings for basic packages, I see that
> "disable-static" is often used during the 'configure' step :
> 
>    ./configure ... --disable-static
> 
> Sorry for these, maybe, stupid questions, but I prefer to get all
> necessary info before doing anything.

--with-pic is an option to configure. If configure misbehaves, and does
not correctly build, one can directly add -pie -fpie to CFLAGS.

And yes, --disable-static is the standard configure argument for not
building static libs.

		Joachim



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