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Re: Stack Smash Protection disabled (was HEADS-UP: Stack Smash Protection enabled by default for amd64 and i386)

On Thu, Nov 12, 2009 at 2:39 PM, Matthias Scheler <> 
> On Wed, Nov 11, 2009 at 04:55:07PM +0000, Matthias Scheler wrote:
>> SSP will result in a slowdown of about 5%, please read this thread
>> for more details:
> After protests from multiple developer because of the performance hit
> I've reverted the changes. SSP is now off by default (except for
> library and network daemon builds) on all platforms, in particular
> for NetBSD/amd64 and NetBSD/i386 kernels.

I'm wondering: how many developers did protest?

Julio Merino

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