Question: How to link to get loaded at a fixed

Alexandre Julliard julliard at
Thu Nov 15 10:09:56 CST 2007

"Dan Kegel" <dank at> writes:

> Good question.   It's probably pretty involved; you may have to wait
> for an expert to try it and see what it breaks.  Alexandre suggested
> it might not work recently (see
> ), but
> perhaps he's being overly pessimistic.
> BTW if that idea works for Solaris, it might work for Linux, too.

It works on Linux already, we are using prelink to set the kernel32 load
address. That doesn't mean you can avoid -fPIC since the address is not
guaranteed to be available.

Alexandre Julliard
julliard at

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