[FFmpeg-devel] PIC and YASM

Reimar Döffinger Reimar.Doeffinger
Sun Nov 8 09:06:30 CET 2009

On Sun, Nov 08, 2009 at 01:12:47AM +0000, Loren Merritt wrote:
> On Sun, 8 Nov 2009, Reimar D?ffinger wrote:
> > I have been trying to figure out some compilation issues with hardened
> > gentoo on AMD64 and they all come down to YASM.
> I would object to this in x264, since PIC is slower than non-PIC at 
> indexing static arrays. None of the yasm code in ffmpeg does that, so 
> no problem for now. But I may revert this if I ever do write/import such 
> code.

The patch is obsolete with my second mail.
However the issues remain, at the very least --enable-pic on x86_64
should be fixed.

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