patch applied (ghc): x86_64: support PIC and therefore, Mac
OS X in the NCG
simonmarhaskell at gmail.com
Fri Dec 8 04:27:03 EST 2006
Wolfgang Thaller wrote:
> Thu Dec 7 05:16:07 PST 2006 wolfgang.thaller at gmx.net
> * x86_64: support PIC and therefore, Mac OS X in the NCG
> Supporting x86_64-apple-darwin in the NCG basically boils down to supporting
> position-independent code in the NCG.
> PIC code works almost exactly the same as on x86_64-linux, while position-dependent
> code is not supported at all.
> This patch implements -fPIC for x86_64-linux, too, but that is untested.
Yay Wolfgang :) I'd looked into this a while back (for x86_64-linux) and I have
some patches lying around, at some point I'll compare mine with yours. Have you
done everything to make dyn-linked binaries work on Linux? I recall some
problems with the R_COPY relocations.
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