So everything in Rawhide must be compiled with -fPIC?

Adam Jackson ajax at redhat.com
Thu Feb 19 18:02:29 UTC 2015


On Thu, 2015-02-19 at 18:05 +0100, Jakub Jelinek wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 19, 2015 at 06:00:41PM +0100, Till Maas wrote:
> > I plan to change this to 1 now in Rawhide for the upcoming Fedora 23
> > feature:
> > https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1192183
> > 
> > Since I did not get any feedback from the redhat-rpm-config maintainers
> > on the bug, do you want to comment on the change?
> 
> I'm opposed to that change and have said that multiple times, but if FESCO
> ruled on this already, I guess I have to give up.

Nothing's forever, it can always be changed back.  At some level I had
difficulty caring about the issue since amd64 is effectively already all
PIC anyway.  Is there a reason to not want it beyond losing a register
on an already broken ABI?

- ajax



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