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Date: Sat, 12 Nov 2011 21:49:40 +0100 (CET)
From: Pavel Kankovsky <>
Subject: Re: %optflags for new gcc

On Fri, 4 Nov 2011, Solar Designer wrote:

> Another thing that is not clear to me is whether we should use -fPIE or
> -fpie, which are similar but not exactly the same.

Afaict, the difference between -fpie a -fPIE is analogous to the 
difference between -fpic and -fPIC: Some architectures allow the use 
of alternative (presumably more efficient) code when the size of 
GOT is small. I do not think there is any difference on i386 and x86_64 
but I may be mistaken.

Pavel Kankovsky aka Peak                          / Jeremiah 9:21        \
"For death is come up into our MS Windows(tm)..." \ 21st century edition /

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