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Re: HEADS-UP: Stack Smash Protection enabled by default for amd64 and i386

2009/11/17 Joerg Sonnenberger <>:
> 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:
> Just to insert some hard numbers into this thread.
> Hardware: Intel Core 2 (Merom), 1.86GHz, 2GB RAM, SATA disk
> Fresh installation of NetBSD/current with a single filesystem with -o
> log, extracting a src tarball and reboot. After that
> Â Â Â Â -m amd64 -j4 release
> with an installation built with the same option.
> After that, reinstallation with a USE_SSP=yes world and run of
> Â Â Â Â -m amd64 -j4 -V USE_SSP=yes release
> The first took 5803 seconds, the second took 5817 seconds.
> Joerg

Do you want to point out that the difference is only 0.24 % ?


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