[Ffmpeg-devel] Using ffmpeg libs in an OSS project is a nightmare

Jacob Meuser jakemsr
Sun Aug 7 22:24:17 CEST 2005

On Sun, Aug 07, 2005 at 01:13:18PM +0200, Balatoni Denes wrote:
> Hi!
> vas?rnap 07 augusztus 2005 12.43-kor Dave Airlie ezeket a bolcs gondolatokat 
> fogalmazta meg:
> >  It should be no problem building shared libs for ffmpeg without PIC,
> > we don't use -fPIC to build Mesas OpenGL libraries and drivers due to
> > the perceived speed loss. 
> That's a valid point, so let me wrap up the discussion by referring to the 
> previous emails about manpower.

it might not be needed on linux/x86 when linking to a program, but
there are platforms and situations where PIC is _needed_.

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