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

On 12 Nov 2009, at 18:54, Julio Merino wrote:

> On Thu, Nov 12, 2009 at 2:39 PM, Matthias Scheler <> 
> wrote:
>> 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?

The original discussion on "port-i386": none
Two developers asked for benchmark numbers which were provided.

        Kind regards

Matthias Scheler                 

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