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Re: HEADS-UP: Stack Smash Protection enabled by default for amd64 and i386
On Nov 11, 2009, at 1:53 PM, Matthias Scheler wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 11, 2009 at 07:27:22PM +0100, Tobias Nygren wrote:
>>> BTW: this change does *not* require you to recompile your packages
>>> or any other binaries. They will continue to work but have
>>> only limitted stack smash protection.
>> Is there any benefit to recompiling packages?
> I don't think so.
Is there any way to make this the default when compiling packages? If so,
there's a big advantage to recompiling them all -- and to making sure it's set
when doing bulk builds.
--Steve Bellovin, http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb
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