shlib-with-non-pic-code (was: [Announce] Libgcrypt 1.3.0 (development) released)

Andreas Metzler ametzler at
Sat May 5 18:49:07 CEST 2007

Werner Koch <wk at> wrote:


if built on i386, (./configure --build=i486-linux-gnu) I end up with
non-PIC code in the shared library, which is a regression compared to

SID)ametzler at argenau:/tmp/GCR/libgcrypt11-1.3.0$ objdump --private-headers \
        src/.libs/ | grep TEXTREL
  TEXTREL     0x0

(SID)ametzler at argenau:/tmp/GCR/libgcrypt11-1.3.0$ scanelf -qT src/.libs/libgcryp (memory/fake?) [0x476D6] in _gcry_mpih_add_n [0x476A8] (memory/fake?) [0x47766] in _gcry_mpih_sub_n [0x47738]

I do not know how to go on from that, but I will happily try to provide further information.

thanks, cu andreas
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