Re: [Rd] R trunk (2.7) build fails with -fpic, needs -fPIC (PR#10372)

From: Peter Dalgaard <p.dalgaard_at_biostat.ku.dk>
Date: Thu, 25 Oct 2007 08:47:53 +0200

Andrew Piskorski wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 25, 2007 at 12:19:13AM +0200, Peter Dalgaard wrote:
>
>
>> Fedora 7 seems perfectly happy with -fpic,
>>
>
> Well, Ubuntu 6.06 x86-64 sure seems to hate it, but all I know about
> -fpic vs. -fPIC is what I read here:
>
> http://gcc.gnu.org/onlinedocs/gcc-4.0.3/gcc/Code-Gen-Options.html#index-fpic-1556
> http://gcc.gnu.org/onlinedocs/gcc-4.2.2/gcc/Code-Gen-Options.html#index-fpic-1667
>
>
>> Whic compiler/linker is this?
>>
>
> $ gcc --version | grep gcc
> gcc (GCC) 4.0.3 (Ubuntu 4.0.3-1ubuntu5)
> $ ld --version | grep ld
> GNU ld version 2.16.91 20060118 Debian GNU/Linux
>
> $ COLUMNS=140 dpkg -l binutils gcc-4.0
> +++-==========-=============================-==============================================
> ii binutils 2.16.1cvs20060117-1ubuntu2.1 The GNU assembler, linker and binary utilities
> ii gcc-4.0 4.0.3-1ubuntu5 The GNU C compiler
>
>
Fedora is at 4.1.2 and 2.17.50. You might try an upgrade. Also, make sure that your sources are clean (as in make distclean or fresh svn checkout) so that you are not mixing modules built with different
compiler options.

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