Tue Jun 15 03:48:00 GMT 2010
Thanks for the quick response. I was having a bunch of little
problems, all of which were down to supplying the wrong cmd line
switches to the cc compiler driver utility (poor docs for my out of
date toolchain...). I was pursuing this for a professional project
but it is no longer an approach valid for our purposes, so I won't be
working on it any longer. Thanks for the swift response, though!
On Wed, Jun 9, 2010 at 7:34 AM, Ian Lance Taylor <email@example.com> wrote:
> Iain Worlock <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>> The flag '-std=c99' was not recognised, but as gcc 2.91.66 is pre 1999
>> I didn't find that surprising & removed this. The real problem I have
>> is that a few files in to the compile, I get an 'Error: unresolved
>> relocation' in a temporary asm file (/tmp/XYZ.s). If I remove the
>> -fPIC flag (position independent code), compilation goes a little
>> further but fails on link. As I am trying to build a library, I'm
>> assuming that I actually do want to specify -fPIC, but have no idea
>> what the unresolved relocation is referring to, or how to resolve it.
> Show us a small test case, with the generated assembly code. I don't
> know what that error message means.
> It is quite likely that it is simply a bug in the ancient toolchain
> you are using.
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