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Re: Stack Smash Protection disabled (was HEADS-UP: Stack Smash Protection enabled by default for amd64 and i386)


On Thu, Nov 12, 2009 at 6:04 PM, Steven Bellovin 
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> I don't know who has opposed it and I'm not particularly interested
> in names.  It would be nice to get a sense of the consensus -- I would
> certainly like it on by default.  The hit is only 5%?  If my math is right,
> that's about 5 weeks worth of Moore's Law bonus; I think we can afford it

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