[Olsr-dev] compile error on native ARMv7 / Ubuntu15.04

Ferry Huberts (spam-protected)
Mon Nov 9 13:50:04 CET 2015

On 09/11/15 13:45, Henning Rogge wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 9, 2015 at 12:58 PM, Bastian Bittorf <(spam-protected)> wrote:
>>> I think this is really target-platform specific.
>> yes, it is specific:
>> the idea was to "just add it", because it does not
>> hurt on real hardware, but only on embedded systems.
>> (so only add it when NOT crosscompiling)
> This would be just a crude hack...
> on some platforms you will need fPIC... it doesn't matter if you
> crosscompile for them or not.
> on others you don't need it, don't want it (or cannot use it?).

why would you not want it?

> Does someone know the size difference between fPIC executables and
> "normal ones"?

I think it's not much, just an extra relocation table

> And does OpenWRT support address layout randomization?
> Henning

Ferry Huberts

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