[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] mipsen require compilation with -DPIC since gcc-4.3

Luca Barbato lu_zero
Sun Sep 21 17:11:33 CEST 2008

M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:
> Those are clearly compiler/linker bugs.

Discuss with the ABI authors...

> 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.

Given the number of registers mips has, I'm not so sure, Reinhard could 
you please provide a benchmark?
If it does not impact performance (loadtime should be improved, runtime 
could be impaired) I think won't be a problem applying it.



Luca Barbato
Gentoo Council Member
Gentoo/linux Gentoo/PPC

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