problem of non-pic code due to asm code.

Ian Lance Taylor iant@google.com
Sat Aug 22 00:06:00 GMT 2009


Hector Oron <hector.oron@gmail.com> writes:

>   Is there a common way to detect (maybe with binutils) if a shared
>   library has been compiled with -fPIC?

I don't know a way that works for all targets.  In most cases, readelf
-r | grep 'GOT|PLT' will work--if the grep finds anything, the code was
compiled with -fPIC.

Of course some code is the same with and without -fPIC, and there is no
way to detect -fPIC in such a case.

Ian



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