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Re: CVS commit: src
In article <46608729.2040507%murder.org@localhost>, Elad Efrat
>Thor Lancelot Simon wrote:
>>> also, where is the consensus of the class of programs to protect with
>>> USE_FORT taken from? and what's the reason for it?
>> It takes a considerable amount of time to get large sets of source files
>> building cleanly with FORTIFY_SOURCE because one finds various failures
>> to conform to the C standard (non-tolerance of standard functions implemented
>> as macros in header files) and some genuine and sometimes rather complex
>> bugs (e.g. the struct ifreq problem). My intent was to get as much value
>> for the initial investment of time as possible.
>in other words, it is planned to, as time goes by, make more parts of
>the system build with USE_FORT, correct?
The hope is that we should be able to build everything with it.
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