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Re: HEADS-UP: Stack Smash Protection enabled by default for amd64 and i386
On Thu, Nov 12, 2009 at 02:58:01PM +0100, Geert Hendrickx wrote:
> > USE_SSP_DEFAULT=no Old behavior where "libc" and certain daemons
> > (e.g. "ypserv") get built with SSP, but the
> > rest of the source tree (including kernels)
> > get built without SSP.
> > USE_SSP=no Turn off SSP completely. This is however *not*
> > the previous behaviour
> Isn't it a bit more elegant to use just one flag with more possible values?
> eg. USE_SSP=yes/no/some, where "some" mathes the old default?
I've considered that. But I find it very confusing when things that
were boolean settings suddenly gain extra values.(*)
Matthias Scheler http://zhadum.org.uk/
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