Re: shared library (Mike Boucher)
Mon, 2 Jan 1995 18:25:12 GMT

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Newsgroups: comp.compilers,comp.sys.sun.misc
From: (Mike Boucher)
Followup-To: comp.sys.sun.misc
Keywords: linker
Organization: Dakota Scientific Software, Inc.
References: 94-12-150
Date: Mon, 2 Jan 1995 18:25:12 GMT

Walter Burgstaller ( wrote:
: I worked with Sun C++ 3.0.1 on SunOS 4.1.3
: I compiled all files with option -pic (about 450 files)
: During linking the following output was created
: ld: GLOBAL_OFFSET_TABLE overflown : need to use -PIC

-pic allows 8K symbols, while -PIC allows more than 8K, perhaps 32K.
-PIC generates larger code that runs slower. You have so many symbols
that you need to use -PIC to use the larger symbol set. You must compile
all of your modules with -PIC rather than with the -pic.


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