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

Luca Barbato lu_zero
Sun Sep 21 18:19:06 CEST 2008

Reinhard Tartler wrote:
>> Until gcc-4.2 Linux/MIPS always used PIC code, even for executables.
>> This changed with gcc-4.3, and with it the compiler default changed
>> to non-PIC. As a result, -fPIC now needs to be explicitly supplied
>> for shared library builds. The shared library code model remains
>> the same as with gcc-4.2. (Executables get faster and smaller, but
>> that's besides the point.)

Thanks for the clarification.



Luca Barbato
Gentoo Council Member
Gentoo/linux Gentoo/PPC

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