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Status Future consideration
Workspace Informix
Created by Guest
Created on Apr 27, 2021

CSDK support for static links under the latest GCC releases

Currently the only way to produce a statically linked utility using ESQL/C is to compile and link with a GCC release earlier than 5.5. The latest is v10. Messages look like this:
art@Elbereth:~/GoogleDrive/Latest$ esql -static -o dbstruct dbstruct.ec getopt.c
/usr/bin/ld: /opt/informix/infmx/lib/libifasf.a(asfapi.o): relocation R_X86_64_32 against `.rodata.str1.1' can not be used when making a PIE object; recompile with -fPIE
/usr/bin/ld: /opt/informix/infmx/lib/libifasf.a(asfutil.o): relocation R_X86_64_32 against `.rodata.str1.1' can not be used when making a PIE object; recompile with -fPIE
/usr/bin/ld: /opt/informix/infmx/lib/libifasf.a(driver.o): relocation R_X86_64_32 against symbol `_ixctype' can not be used when making a PIE object; recompile with -fPIE
/usr/bin/ld: /opt/informix/infmx/lib/libifasf.a(pipe.o): relocation R_X86_64_32 against `.text' can not be used when making a PIE object; recompile with -fPIE
/usr/bin/ld: /opt/informix/infmx/lib/libifasf.a(shm_fe.o): relocation R_X86_64_32 against `.rodata.str1.1' can not be used when making a PIE object; recompile with -fPIE
/usr/bin/ld: /opt/informix/infmx/lib/libifasf.a(shmseg.o): relocation R_X86_64_32 against `.bss' can not be used when making a PIE object; recompile with -fPIE
... MORE OF THE SAME

Needed by Date Apr 27, 2021
  • Guest
    Sep 1, 2021

    Issue is not reproducible .

    1. Tried with CSDK 4.50.FC5 and latest version CSDK 4.50.FC7 with gcc 8.2.1 version

    # esql -version

    Program Name: esqlc

    Build Version: 4.50.FC5

    Build Number: N216

    Build OS: Linux 3.10.0-693.el7.x86_64

    Build Date: Mon Nov 30 15:37:42 CST 2020

    GLS Version: glslib-7.00.FC4

    # gcc --version

    gcc (GCC) 8.2.1 20180905 (Red Hat 8.2.1-3)

    Copyright (C) 2018 Free Software Foundation, Inc.

    This is free software; see the source for copying conditions. There is NO

    warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

    # esql -static dectoint.ec -o dect

    # ls -lrt dect

    -rwxr-xr-x. 1 root root 666440 Sep 1 06:02 dect

    # esql dectoint.ec -o dect1

    # ls -lrt dect1

    -rwxr-xr-x. 1 root root 15608 Sep 1 06:03 dect1




  • Guest
    Apr 27, 2021

    This was executed with CSDK version:

    $ esql -V
    IBM Informix CSDK Version 4.50, IBM Informix-ESQL Version 4.50.FC5