Re: GNU as 2.5.2, GNU ld 2.5.2 (with BFD 2.5)

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Date: Thu, 18 May 95 10:44:38 +0200

> Seems like something I saw a little while back. The -fpic command
> generates some options that GNU `as' and `ld' and digest. Only, as I
> remember it was only `ld' that failed in my case. Anyway, in the
> particular case, I solved the problem by linking with the Sun
> linker. As it was under solaris, this was done with the option
> "-B/usr/ccs/bin/" or the equivalent. I still haven't got round to
> finding where the problem arises though (does GNU ld support pic at
> all, is it a configuration problem or simply a bug in gcc?).
> A good tip for debugging these things, is to use -v flag to get the
> full story on the programs being run by gcc.

I recall that gnu ld doesn't know about dynamic linking. Although I may
by out of date ;-)

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Received on Thu May 18 1995 - 10:46:11 CEST

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