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[Bug 743130] New: open-vm-tools: binaries need to be position independent
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  • Date: Tue, 24 Jan 2012 15:46:21 +0000
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Summary: open-vm-tools: binaries need to be position
Classification: openSUSE
Product: openSUSE 12.2
Version: Factory
Platform: All
OS/Version: Linux
Status: NEW
Severity: Normal
Priority: P5 - None
Component: Other
AssignedTo: prusnak@xxxxxxxx
ReportedBy: lnussel@xxxxxxxx
QAContact: qa@xxxxxxx
CC: security-team@xxxxxxx
Found By: ---
Blocker: ---

open-vm-tools triggered the rpmlint check
"non-position-independent-executable" which means there are one or
more binaries that need to be compiled as position independent

To fix the issue add -fPIE to CFLAGS and -pie to LDFLAGS of the
binaries in question.

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