how do I force PIC code in libgmp.a on MacOSX (Intel)...?

Steve M. Robbins steven.robbins at
Mon Apr 17 21:39:33 CEST 2006

On Mon, Apr 17, 2006 at 10:48:58AM -0700, Alex Martelli wrote:
> On 4/17/06, Sylvain Pion <Sylvain.Pion at> wrote:
> > Alex Martelli wrote:
> > > Does anybody have suggestions on how I should go about making
> > > libgmp.a suitable for building a .so bundle (i.e., PIC) in this
> > > environment?
> >
> > Did you try to add -fno-common to the CFLAGS ?
> No, I had tried -fPIC but not -fno-common yet -- I'll try that tonight
> when I'm next to a mac-intel again, thanks for the suggestion.
> The way I'm modifying CFLAGS currently is to edit all Makefile's by
> hand -- what's the "proper" way, I assume some option to be passed to
> ./configure...?

If the Makefiles are well-behaved, you can use

    ./configure .... CFLAGS="bla bla bla"

you might also need to set CXXFLAGS (for C++ compilation) in the same way.


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