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version 1.267, 2016/04/03 06:16:02 version 1.268, 2016/04/16 18:28:22
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 Recent changes:  Recent changes:
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           amd64 needs full "make cleandir" or deletion of objdir now that
           PIE has been enabled for amd64.  PIE, or position-independent
           executables, means all code, including executables and not just
           shared libraries, is position-independent and hence able to be
           relocated by ASLR, address space layout randomization.
           The change was made in Makefile variables for compiler and
           linker flags, for which make(1) does not record dependencies,
           hence it is unable to detect that all .o files need rebuilding.
           Partial rebuilds with some modified source files will likely
           fail when linking executables, since the linker refuses to mix
           position-independent code with position-dependent code in
           position-independent executables:
                   .../x86_64--netbsd/bin/ld: foo.o: relocation R_X86_64_32 against `...' cannot be used when making a shared object; recompile with -fPIC
 20160401:  20160401:
         Ports switching to GCC 5.3 will need a full "make cleandir".          Ports switching to GCC 5.3 will need a full "make cleandir".

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