[SQL] compiling plpython compilation error

Tom Lane tgl at sss.pgh.pa.us
Mon Mar 3 17:12:28 CET 2008

Gerardo Herzig <gherzig at fmed.uba.ar> writes:
> Hi all. Im having a hard time trying to compile the plpython package.
> This is the error make gives me:

> /usr/lib/python2.5/config/libpython2.5.a(abstract.o): relocation 
> R_X86_64_32 against `a local symbol' can not be used when making a 
> shared object; recompile with -fPIC

Well, I'd try following the error message's advice: use -fPIC not
-fpic.  Note that it's not real clear whether this needs to be done
for plpython, or libpython, or perhaps both; so you might well be
in for making a custom libpython installation.

			regards, tom lane

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