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Re: [trinity-devel] [PATCH] Re: [trinity-devel] tdebase FTBFS - No rule to make target '/opt/trinity/lib/libtdefakes_nonpic.a'

From: Juergen Beisert <juergen@...>
Date: Mon, 20 Jan 2014 22:26:06 +0100
David C. Rankin wrote:
> On 01/20/2014 02:26 PM, Sl�vek Banko wrote:
> > The files '*.a' are binary. I did not inquire, what is the purpose of
> > this library.
> Well, I can only surmise that the pic and nopic correspond to the kernel

pic = position independent code
nopic = position dependent code

'pic' is used to build shared libraries, 'nopic' for static applications.

Note: *never* link 'nopic' archives to shared libs. 'nopic' archives are only 
for applications.