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Re: [PATCH] Document that --enable-static-pie implies PIE

H.J. Lu wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 19, 2017 at 11:35 AM, Jonathan Nieder <> wrote:

>> When the new text says that dynamic PIE is created by default, what does
>> that mean?  Does it mean that my executables will automatically act as
>> though I passed -fPIE by default when I link them or that support for
>> -fPIE will be included in glibc?  If the latter, is it saying that such
>> support will be included in the glibc distribution by default but that I
>> can turn it off?  i.e. what is the option to unset this default, or what
>> would be the option to turn it on if I don't --enable-static-pie?
> How about
> This option also implies that glibc programs and tests are created as
> dynamic position independent executable (PIE) by default.

With s/executable/executables/, LGTM.

>> Unrelated: while I'm reading this text
>>>  Static PIE is similar to static executable,
>> This is missing an article.
> Can you submit a separate patch?

Sure thing.  Will try to find time to send one tonight.


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