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Re: GNUstep build problem

From: Fred Kiefer
Subject: Re: GNUstep build problem
Date: Fri, 08 Jan 2010 06:27:53 +0100
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Am 07.01.2010 23:54, schrieb Adam Fedor:
> On Jan 7, 2010, at 3:35 PM, Andreas Höschler wrote:
>> This got the thing installed. The recommendation though was
>>      "you should compile all source code with `-fpic' or `-fPIC'."
>> How can I make gcc use this option for everything it does?
> -fPIC should be used on almost every target that GNUstep Makefiles support. 
> You can check under gnustep-make/target.make
> Did you see it when you typed "make messages=yes" ?  I checked and it does 
> look set for Solaris targets.

It is true, so far we have only seen the link command, not the one used
for compilation. To see the results of configure on make and base would
also help to diagnose the issue.

I think that Andreas problem comes from one of the other libraries he is
linking in not being properly compiled. He should try to find out which
one. The obvious first candidates are ffcall and freetype, but it might
as well be one of the other libraries of the system (libobjc springs to

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