Subject: Re: ssp and gcc-4.1
To: YAMAMOTO Takashi <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jason Thorpe <email@example.com>
Date: 11/07/2006 17:39:03
On Nov 7, 2006, at 2:55 PM, YAMAMOTO Takashi wrote:
>> I don't think it's a great idea to mandate "no alloca() or
>> variable array allocations in the kernel", especially if we have a
>> long-term goal of providing ABI stability in the kernel.
> how is it related to ABI stability?
In some cases, you might want to replace a constant with a function
that returns a value, and it would be nice to allow arrays-allocated-
on-stack in such cases.