Bug#642810: FTBFS on Alpha: need --enable-pic for shared library build.

Reinhard Tartler siretart at tauware.de
Thu Oct 6 07:18:41 UTC 2011

On Do, Okt 06, 2011 at 09:11:17 (CEST), Fabian Greffrath wrote:

> Am 05.10.2011 20:25, schrieb Reinhard Tartler:
>> I'm pretty sure that this would break compilation at least on i386. x264
>> ships with very sophisticated assembler optimizations that I'd expect to
>> break with that.
> Does this also apply to other archs or is only i386 affected? In the
> latter case I think it would make more sense to add --enable-pic to all
> shared library builds on all archs but on i386. Sounds like less
> redundant work than maintaining a whitelist with all other !i386 archs.

The maintenance of the whitelist is on the upstream side. Since you've found
that it's wrong on alpha, could you please notify upstream about this
and get this fixed there, please?


Reinhard Tartler, KeyID 945348A4

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