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Re: [patch] releases.html


On 14-Feb-2001, Alexandre Oliva <aoliva@redhat.com> wrote:
> On Feb 14, 2001, "Zack Weinberg" <zackw@stanford.edu> wrote:
> 
> > Yabbut, thing is, I can do that in twenty lines of Makefile on any
> > platform that doesn't care what the extension of object files is.
> 
> Unfortunately, there are a number of platforms that do.  And we
> learned that the hard way.

Could you be more specific?  Which platforms care?
Is it OK to put -fPIC code in a static library on those platforms?

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