|Bill Allombert on Fri, 04 Sep 2009 13:02:39 +0200|
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|Re: pari svn fails on solaris , missing -fPIC|
On Wed, Sep 02, 2009 at 03:44:53PM +0200, Bill Allombert wrote: > Yes, but we are using -mimpure-text in the linker flag. > > So to summary the situation: > 1) PARI need to know about sun4v. > 2) PARI must either use -fPIC or -mimpure-text on 32bit sparc because > of  below. > 3) Since sun4v was not reckognized, PARI did not set -mimpure-text > so -fPIC was required. > > At this point, what is required is some benchmark to see whether > -mimpure-text is actually faster than -fPIC. The flag -mimpure-text > used to be required because the assembly sparc kernel was not PIC, but > this has been fixed now, so it should work. > > So could you run some tests to see whether it is better to keep -mimpure-text > instead of -fPIC ? Could you also retry with SVN revision at least 11893 ? This should fix 1) and revert to using -mimpure-text instead of -fPIC. (Personnally I would move to -fPIC everywhere but there is quite an historical practice not to do that). Cheers, Bill.