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Re: missing symbols on AIX (was: 1.4.0 Install on AIX, HP-UX and Solaris)

From: Peter Samuelson <peter_at_p12n.org>
Date: 2006-10-12 21:04:25 CEST

[Marc Girod]
> These are 'non-PIC' objects, for which there is no 'PIC' counterpart
> (I guess 'Position Independent Code', suitable for shared libraries).
> No '.lo' counterpart either.

No, the AIX ABI specifies that _all_ code is PIC. So there is no need
for separately compiled PIC objects. At least, that's what I remember
from my AIX 4.3.3 days. Regardless, the code in subversion/svn/ does
not need to be in a library (that is just the 'svn' command line
client), so there's no point in compiling it twice anyway.

I suspect your problem is that libtool doesn't support AIX very well at
all. This certainly used to be the case! But I haven't heard anything
recent about that.

Received on Thu Oct 12 21:04:46 2006

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