[gs-bugs] [Bug 691450] [Regression] Trunk fails to build unless -fPIC is explicitly added to CFLAGS when configuring

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Sun Jul 11 20:35:52 UTC 2010


http://bugs.ghostscript.com/show_bug.cgi?id=691450

--- Comment #2 from Hin-Tak Leung <hintak at ghostscript.com> 2010-07-11 20:35:52 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #0)
> This is new; it has been probably a couple of weeks since I last compiled
> trunk.
> 
> The X11 device fails to link because it was not compiled with -fPIC.  The
> recent changes to the cairo device, to also be a shared object -- may make it
> fail, too.
> 
> Gcc suggests adding -fPIC; doing so in CFLAGS allows the compile to finish.
> 
> I only tested on an amd64 box, using gcc-4.4.

This is not new? - also the cairo as shared object patch hasn't been applied
yet - in fact if you do apply it (bug 690009), it probably will fix this
problem.

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