[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] mipsen require compilation with -DPIC since gcc-4.3
Sun Sep 21 16:44:38 CEST 2008
Reinhard Tartler <siretart at tauware.de> writes:
> As Thiemo Seufer <ths at mips.com> points out, since gcc-4.3 requires
> shared libraries to be compiled with pic. A small bug in ld prevented
> linking to fail. The proposed patch below is expected to fix the
> following bugs in debian:
Those are clearly compiler/linker bugs. In general, we avoid bug
workarounds that have a negative performance impact, and PIC code
certainly is slower than non-PIC on MIPS, at least when using gcc.
> Please consider it applying it.
Why doesn't debian fix the compiler instead?
mans at mansr.com
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