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Re: CVS commit: src

On Fri, Jun 01, 2007 at 08:02:34AM +1000, Simon Burge wrote:
> Elad Efrat 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?
> While talking about this change, it is too late to change the option
> name to "USE_FORTIFY"?  I can't see any reason for using the abbreviated
> "FORT" in the name.

It's long and ungainly and there's something else called FORTIFY (worse,
I suspect it's trademarked).  But USE_FORTIFY_SOURCE is even worse.

Thor Lancelot Simon                           
  "All of my opinions are consistent, but I cannot present them all
   at once."    -Jean-Jacques Rousseau, On The Social Contract

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