Subject: Re: USE_SSP=yes on netbsd-4 doesn't work with -static
To: None <>
From: Christos Zoulas <>
List: tech-toolchain
Date: 02/20/2007 19:42:26
In article <>,
Greg A. Woods <> wrote:
>At Tue, 20 Feb 2007 02:55:50 +0000 (UTC),
>Christos Zoulas wrote:
>> Yes, SSP does not work on 4.0. We need to issue a whole bunch of pullups
>> if we want it to work.
>Ah ah.  I see.  So even though the link worked, there wouldn't be any
>actual extra protection in the resulting programs?
>Since USE_SSP is documented without warnings on the netbsd-4 branch, it
>sure would be nice for something to be done, preferrably the pullups to
>actually make it work of course.  I should at least be able to do some
>testing if that'll help.

The culprit here is:

$ fgrep -r TARGET_LIBC_PROVIDES_SSP /usr/src/gnu/usr.bin/gcc4 
/usr/src/gnu/usr.bin/gcc4/arch/i386/auto-host.h:#define TARGET_LIBC_PROVIDES_SSP 1

Which is set in current but not set in the 4.0 branch.