If your linker throws cryptic errors like this

Linking CXX shared library libbase.so
/usr/bin/ld: /usr/lib/gcc/x86_64-linux-gnu/4.8/../../../../lib/libboost_thread.a(thread.o): relocation R_X86_64_32 against `.text' can not be used when making a shared object; recompile with -fPIC
/usr/lib/gcc/x86_64-linux-gnu/4.8/../../../../lib/libboost_thread.a: error adding symbols: Bad value
collect2: error: ld returned 1 exit status
make[2]: *** [lib/base/libbase.so] Fehler 1
make[1]: *** [lib/base/CMakeFiles/base.dir/all] Fehler 2
make: *** [all] Fehler 2

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