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Re: Turning on stack protection by default

On Sun, Oct 18, 2009 at 12:59:29PM +0100, Matthias Scheler wrote:
> Considering that this feature helps finding bugs and increases system
> security I would like to suggest to turn in on by default on these
> two NetBSD ports.

Please do. I would actually suggest to make it the default on all ports
that are not heavily space constraint. Benchmarks in the past suggest
that the overhead for typical applications is between 1% and 5%.
It is easy to find some numbers by google.


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