[Kst] RE: error message
staikos at kde.org
Fri Mar 18 20:03:08 CET 2005
On Friday 18 March 2005 10:48, Brisset, Nicolas wrote:
> > Correct. The problem, however, is not finding the library,
> > but actually loading it. Using a non-PIC library linked to
> > the PIC code in Kst is technically against the rules, but
> > just happens to work by coincidence on x86 Linux. On my
> > powerbook, for instance, it would crash.
> So, you mean linking to a non-PIC .a library is not a good idea ?
In Kst, correct, we should not link to non-PIC .a files. It will break,
for sure, on some platforms.
> By the
> way, is it also wrong to create a .a lib from files compiled with -fPIC
No. We do that in Kst even. Kst compiles several helper libraries
initially, which are .a library (static) with PIC code.
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