--- Comment #11 from Balint Reczey <balint at balintreczey dot hu> ---
(In reply to Manuel López-Ibáñez from comment #10)
> (In reply to Andrew Pinski from comment #5)
> > (In reply to Manuel López-Ibáñez from comment #3)
> > > Or at least give a clearer error that mentions -fPIC ...
> > Actually this is not a driver issue just a binutils issue if that. Why add
> > no-pie anyways to the ldflags.
> GCC controls the driver and decides what to pass to the linker.
> (In reply to Andrew Pinski from comment #8)
> > Basically -no-pie says you are now doing an executable overriding the
> > previous -shared. This is not a bug, you want -no-pie -shared.
> This seems counter-intuitive to how other options work. The documentation
> says nothing about it. Then we wonder why people complain that GCC is harder
> to use/learn.
This is both counter-intuitive and inconvenient but I have to move on.
I take this a WONTFIX and continue paving the way for using
--enable-default-pie in Debian in a less pleasant way.
Thank you at least for the quick response.