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[netCDF #CKG-467716]: linking dynamic against static libnetcdf

> Hi!
> I encountered some problems creating a shared lib on x86_64 platform
> when linking against a static libnetcdf.
> Error msg was :
> relocation R_X86_64_32 against `.rodata.str1.8' can not be used when making a 
> shared object; recompile with -fPIC
> When using '--disable-shared', the source files are not compiled with
> -fPIC, this is only done with '--enable-shared'. This problem could be
> solved by settting CFLAGS manually, or even better by adding another
> configure option '--with-pic'.  It would be great to let this be set
> automatically or to have a note about this in the INSTALL file.
> I am surely not an expert, but is there any drawback from using -fPIC
> for static builds?
> kind regards
> ralf

I don't know of any drawback to using -fPIC. As you say, the way to do this is 
by setting CFLAGS before running configure.

Good luck!


Ticket Details
Ticket ID: CKG-467716
Department: Support netCDF
Priority: Normal
Status: Closed

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