BHLFS Tips ???
vincent at xtra-net.org
Mon Dec 19 11:06:53 PST 2005
On Sun, 2005-12-18 at 17:44 -0500, Robert Connolly wrote:
> I'm not sure what --with-pic does. It may just be an unutilized autoconfig
> macro. When using --with-pic static libraries still get installed.
> --disable-static works much better for not installing static libraries, but
> some packages install static libraries regardless.
> The GCC specs will build everything with -fpic and link with -pie
> automatically. Adding -fpie to Makefile.in is only to help performance,
> although I've never benchmarked it, so I don't know how much it helps. It
> helps more when -O3 or -filine-functions is used.
> You can get away with just using --disable-static.
thanks to all for your advice.
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