Subject: Re: ssp and gcc-4.1
To: Christos Zoulas <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 11/07/2006 10:11:21
On Nov 7, 2006, at 8:39 AM, Christos Zoulas wrote:

> The issue is that compiling with -fstack-protector-all -Wstack- 
> protector
> causes a warning for functions that use variable sized arrays on
> the stack or use alloca. Since we compile with -Werror, these
> warnings are fatal. By compiling these source files with
> -Wno-stack-protector, the warning goes away and those functions
> are compiling with no stack protection.

...and why does it produce these warnings?

-- thorpej