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- Subject: Re: [ANN] mathx for Lua 5.3
- From: Rob Kendrick <rjek@...>
- Date: Wed, 6 May 2015 11:15:42 +0100
On Wed, May 06, 2015 at 06:50:49AM -0300, Luiz Henrique de Figueiredo wrote:
> > typed 'make', was told by the compiler that I should recompile
> > with -fPIC (this happens with almost all the software I build and
> > I don't reason why, I just do)
> Apparently this is needed for 64-bit Linux.
Strictly speaking, -fPIC is needed for any shared library. It just
happens that there's a happy coincidence that means you can often get
away without it on 32 bit x86.