couple jhalfs-X thoughts (long.. sorry.)

Dan Nicholson dbn.lists at
Tue May 2 06:19:26 PDT 2006

On 4/29/06, Jeremy Byron <rjjbyron at> wrote:
> wrote:
> > - Also, the book say that if using CFLAGS you must to add "-fPIC" when
> > building Zlib and remove it afterwards. That could to mean that Zlib will
> > need a separate  LEVEL and be added to def_opt_override to use that level.
> Yup.  Perhaps simply:
> echo "zlib fPIC" >> common/def_opt_override

Now seems like a good time to bring up something that died on the -dev
list a while back.  The zlib maintainer said he would incorporate this
fix into the next release.

--- configure.bak       2005-07-11 13:11:57.000000000 -0700
+++ configure   2006-05-02 06:09:37.374408229 -0700
@@ -73,7 +73,7 @@

 if test "$gcc" -eq 1 && ($cc -c $cflags $test.c) 2>/dev/null; then
   case `(uname -s || echo unknown) 2>/dev/null` in
   Linux | linux | GNU | GNU/*) LDSHARED=${LDSHARED-"$cc -shared

Then, -fPIC is always added to the shared library flags.  This can be
accomplished with the following sed:

sed -i.bak 's/SFLAGS=.*fPIC/SFLAGS="\${CFLAGS--O3} -fPIC"/' configure


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