Thanks for the response! I actually realized I overlooked something pretty 
important - I needed a static library built with fPIC, not a shared 
library. Added -fPIC to uv.gyp and now it works (:

On Monday, February 19, 2018 at 2:21:10 PM UTC-8, Ben Noordhuis wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 19, 2018 at 10:02 PM, Yvonne Chen < 
> <javascript:>> wrote: 
> > Hi, 
> > 
> > Trying to link libuv.a into an existing project and getting errors all 
> > related to 
> > relocation R_X86_64_32 against `.rodata' can not be used when making a 
> > shared object; recompile with -fPIC 
> > 
> > I assume that means libuv needs to be rebuilt with -fPIC. However, I'm 
> > having trouble figuring out how to do this. 
> > I tried doing a gyp build, passing '-Duv_library=shared' to, 
> then 
> > using the resulting libuv.a, but that didnt work. 
> > I haven't been able to figure out how the autotools settings work. 
> > 
> > Any pointers? Does this error actual point to a different issue? Thanks! 
> You were close, it's -Duv_library=shared_library. :-) 
> The autotools build should do the right thing automatically.  If it 
> doesn't work for you, try `./configure --enable-shared 
> --disable-static`. 

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