glib2 is not compiled with -fPIC, so static linking fails. This is at
least true with libgobject.
Actually, I was wrong, it was one of our packages. Sigh.
Hmm, I can't make up my mind here.
The rhel3 packages don't seem to be compiled with either, or so the
linker says. Reopening.
I will need more information to make sense of this. The object files
are definitively compiled with -fPIC, at least thats what I'm seeing here.
And the produced object files show up as REL (Relocatable file) in
Am I missing something here ? What exactly is the problem you're seeing ?
When trying to statically link to glib and create a shared object, I
get the following messages:
relocation R_X86_64_32 can not be used when making a shared object;
recompile with -fPIC
I've a test case, which I will attach.
Created attachment 101300 [details]
Test case (tarball)
Matthias: Is it compiled with "-fPIC" or is it compiled with "-fpic"?
I'd check the rpm build logs directly to be sure.
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