Unless MXR is letting me down, it appears FORCE_USE_PIC=1 is defined 58 times in 57 files but it isn't being used anywhere. Unless there is a need for it, it should probably be removed from all the Makefiles.
Looks like it was bug 648911 that removed the use of this http://hg.mozilla.org/mozilla-central/rev/8e846d7f21ea
Depends on: 648911
Here is a straightforward patch that removes FORCE_USE_PIC and associated comments from all the Makefile.in's.
Assignee: nobody → gps
Status: NEW → ASSIGNED
Attachment #570769 - Flags: review?(khuey)
Comment on attachment 570769 [details] [diff] [review] Remove FORCE_USE_PIC, v1 I didn't actually verify that these are all of the occurrences in m-c, but this looks good.
Attachment #570769 - Flags: review?(khuey) → review+
Same patch as before. Updated subject line to reflect review. Need checkin.
I got level 3, so I pushed this to build-system: http://hg.mozilla.org/projects/build-system/rev/e9e6741defd4
Merged to m-c: https://hg.mozilla.org/mozilla-central/rev/e9e6741defd4
Status: ASSIGNED → RESOLVED
Closed: 8 years ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED
Target Milestone: --- → mozilla11
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