linking a .so with libgcj.a ?
Wed Dec 15 19:04:00 GMT 2004
Andi Vajda writes:
> On Wed, 15 Dec 2004, Andrew Haley wrote:
> > Basically. But the capabilities of linkers varies widely between
> > systems, even when the linkers are all variants of GNU ld.
> > > Or did the person behind the Mingw tool chain
> > > do something special ? If it is smart enough to produce something
> > > that works on Windows, wouldn't the same apply on Linux ?
> > Probably. But to be sure I'd have to try it.
> I'm willing to give it a try myself, is it enough to just force CCFLAGS to
> contain -fPIC when building libgcj.a ?
I think so.
> > It may well be that your problem has nothing to do with PIC, but it's
> > worth fixing that first. As has been pointed out in this thread,
> > there are other potential problems.
> Yes, dynamically loading classes was mentionned. I don't do that, neither does
> the Java Lucene codebase which I'm compiling in.
> Libgcj may do this too but I haven't hit a class load error on Windows yet
> where the python extension DLL is statically linked with libgcj.a and about
> 6 Mb in size. The project is a year old now, so I guess/hope dynamically
> loading classes is not a required feature in this case.
Probably not, no. What you're trying to do should work on all systems
which gcj supports with shared libraries. I don't know why you are
getting the segfault: to know for sure I'd have to attach gdb.
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