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Re: stack-protector configure test and MIPS64
> I'm not aware of any distribution compilers with that property, and this
> test is really about working well with known distribution compilers (we
> don't try to allow for every possible strange way a compiler could be
> configured, just those that seem likely to arise in practice). A false
> negative would simply mean a build failure at some later point rather than
> at configure time; I'm not convinced it's worth complicating this test to
> avoid that for a hypothetical compiler.