PPC issues

Tom Tromey tromey@cygnus.com
Wed Apr 26 17:23:00 GMT 2000


>>>>> "Jeff" == Jeff Sturm <jsturm@sigma6.com> writes:

Jeff> But since you mentioned compile times... my pet peeve is libtool
Jeff> compiling each object twice.  On some archs -fPIC makes no real
Jeff> difference (e.g. Alpha).  This is probably true for any arch
Jeff> that isn't register-starved like x86.

We'd have to fix that in libtool, probably.
Fixing it in our configury would feel hacky.

You can configure with --disable-static to generate only dynamic
libraries if you like.

Tom


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