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Re: [PATCH] Replece LDFLAGS-* = $(no-pie-ldflag) with tst-*-no-pie = yes [BZ #22630]
On Tue, 19 Dec 2017, H.J. Lu wrote:
> >> To build static PIE, all .o files need to compiled with -fPIE. Given all
> >> input .o files are compiled with -fPIE when creating an executable, should
> >> we generate PIE or nor no-PIE?
> > I'd expect a normal executable, in the case of dynamic executables, since
> > nothing about --enable-static-pie says it changes how non-static
> > executables are built.
> I can certainly make a patch to do that. On the other hand, should
> --enable-static-pie imply PIE?
Logically, it doesn't need to. Practically, I don't know if people will
want static PIEs without dynamic PIEs, but if it implies both static and
dynamic PIEs, the documentation needs to say so.
Joseph S. Myers