configure gets PICFLAG wrong on UnixWare

Richard Sharpe rsharpe at
Sat Jul 7 12:08:50 GMT 2001

Jeremy Allison wrote:

>Michael Davidson wrote:
>>I just tried building HEAD on a UnixWare system and got a flood
>>of very strange warning messages from the compiler as it tried
>>to build the PIC objects for the libsmbclient shared library ...
>>UW: cc: warning -o has renamed the output of -P, perhaps unintentionally
>>On closer examination I discovered that configure had decided that
>>the PICFLAG for the compiler should be -fPIC.
>>Unfortunately, -fPIC is a legal (OK, *almost* legal) option to the
>>UnixWare C compiler, but it doesn't mean "generate PIC code" ...
>As this is a unixware wierdness can't we fix it the same
>way we do for HPUX, by adding a special check (like the
>HP -ae fix)
OK, so what is the flag to check for under UnixWare?

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