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Old 05-12-2010, 03:06 PM
Jan de Groot
 
Default Add -fstack-protector{-all} to default CFLAGS?

On Wed, 2010-05-12 at 09:24 -0500, Dan McGee wrote:
> This isn't some -fix-all-your-code option. It *will* make things crash
> if there are buffer overflows. It doesn't magically prevent them from
> happening. That to me would be incentive enough if I was coding
> upstream to fix my software.

This change will make code segfault or assert on exploit attempt. It
won't fix code automatically, it just prevents exploiting them.
 

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