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Wed Jul 19 00:49:23 PDT 2006
On Wed, 2006-07-19 at 01:14 -0400, Robert Connolly wrote:
> I finally found out what --with-pic is for. From autobook documentation:
> In normal operation, Libtool will build shared libraries from PIC objects and
> static archives from non-PIC objects, except where one or the other is not
> provided by the target host. By specifying `--with-pic' you are asking
> libtool to build static archives from PIC objects, and similarly by
> specifying `--without-pic' you are asking libtool to build shared libraries
> from non-PIC objects.
> libtool will only honour this flag where it will produce a working library,
> otherwise it reverts to the default.
That will change a few things, I imagine.
This seems to be a solo effort on your part, Robert. May I set before
you the warning example of Don Quixote
"Due to an excess of reading his brains dried up and he lost the use of
his reason" :-).
Where is the HLFS development _TEAM_ in this? If there's things people
can usefully do, throw them out to us. Those who know what they're doing
will probably help the effort along.
With Best Regards,
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