[pypy-issue] Issue #2218: Cross-translating on 64 bit host: recompile with -fPIC and -m32 (pypy/pypy)
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Mon Dec 28 21:05:24 EST 2015
New issue 2218: Cross-translating on 64 bit host: recompile with -fPIC and -m32
When cross-translating pypy 4.0.1 for 32-bit ARM on a 64 bit host (Ubuntu 14.04), the translation task:
pypy <path to rpython>/rpython/bin/rpython -Ojit --platform=arm --gcrootfinder=shadowstack --jit-backend=arm targetpypystandalone.py
[platform:Error] /usr/bin/ld: /tmp/usession-release-4.0.1-59/rpython/translator/c/src/signals.o: relocation R_X86_64_32 against `pypysig_counter' can not be used when making a shared object; recompile with -fPIC
[platform:Error] /tmp/usession-release-4.0.1-59/rpython/translator/c/src/signals.o: error adding symbols: Bad value
[platform:Error] collect2: error: ld returned 1 exit status
when I add the -fPIC, the error changes to:
translation:ERROR] OSError: Cannot load library /tmp/usession-release-4.0.1-60/shared_cache/externmod.so: /tmp/usession-release-4.0.1-60/shared_cache/externmod.so: wrong ELF class: ELFCLASS64
Finally, The attached patch adds -m32 to args_for_shared() and get_shared_only_compile_flags(), which which fixes the problem for me.
The patch is *hackish* - could someone please advise on what the correct solution would look like?
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