[OpenAFS] Re: Adding -fPIC to openafs rpms builds?

Ansgar Burchardt ansgar@2008.43-1.org
Sun, 02 Nov 2008 20:48:15 +0100


Jason Edgecombe <jason@rampaginggeek.com> writes:

> We have been wrestling with mod_waklog on at work, and now it complains
> that the openafs libraries weren't compiled with the -fPIC compiler
> option. Since we're using the openafs rhel5 x86_64 rpms from
> openafs.org, I was wondering about adding -fPIC to the rpms builds. Is
> -fPIC enabled in the openafs.org rpms? Should it be added to the
> openafs.org rpms?

The AFS Perl module also seems to have this problem.  It is currently
not supported on AMD64 and the Debian BTS indicates this is (also?)
because no PIC libraries are provided.


[1] http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=304709#12

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