On 2017-07-12 23:55:56 +0100, Greg Stark wrote: > Fwiw I think the real problem is that building static libraries > "properly" requires different compiler options -- notably they're not > normally built with -fPIC. So that means building every object twice > which kind of breaks make's build model which has a simple dependency > graph where each object appears once. Some packages do this by > inventing a foo-shared.o and foo-static.o but that introduces its own > weirdness. > > I don't know what the downsides would be of creating a static library > out of objects built with -fPIC. It might just be a small performance > penalty which might be no big deal for libpq. That may be a good > compromise.
FWIW, most linux distributions build everything with -fPIC/PIE anyway these days, to allow address space randomization. So I don't think this is a huge concern for modern platforms. - Andres -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (firstname.lastname@example.org) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers