CONFIG_PAX_NOELFRELOCS, DRI, etc.

Declan Moriarty junk_mail at iol.ie
Thu Jan 26 15:10:54 PST 2006


Recently, Somebody Somewhere wrote these words
> On January 25, 2006 03:52 pm, Declan Moriarty wrote:
> > The xorg-6.8.2-libGL_PIC-1.patch fails to apply.
> 
> Are you following the Xorg instructions in the HLFS book?

Yes, to a great extent. But I'm applying them to Xorg-6.9.0

> 
> > Is the sky going to fall in because I have to compile with
> > -nonow, or -no-pie? Are these serious limitations?
> 
> You should not need -no-pie. With Xorg we currently have no
> choice but to use -nonow.

-no-pie didn't help me. I was up the wrong tree. Look at

http://bugs/freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=4197

The vitriol is nearly as heavy as a vim/emacs religious war, but
the bottom line is that the DRI stuff has textrels in it which are
not Kosher for pie/pic systems.

I hope to post more positively and completely soon.
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	With best Regards,


	Declan Moriarty.



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