So everything in Rawhide must be compiled with -fPIC?

Richard W.M. Jones rjones at
Thu Feb 19 09:14:32 UTC 2015

Basically everything in Rawhide which uses the normal RPM
opt flags will now have to be compiled with -fPIC, otherwise
you get errors like:

/usr/bin/ld: /tmp/ccqyK5ia.o: relocation R_X86_64_32S against `virConnectOpen' can not be used when making a shared object; recompile with -fPIC

This is somewhat surprising ..


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