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Re: -fno-stack-protector

On Wednesday 07 May 2008, Carlos O'Donell wrote:
> On Wed, May 7, 2008 at 12:19 AM, Mike Frysinger <> wrote:
> >  this list was *just created*.  we've been doing Hardened Gentoo for
> > years.  i also pointed out that we've attempted in the past to get things
> > merged only to have drepper tell us to  toss off.
> <rant>
> The common thread here is that people want to build glibc differently
> for different distros.
> Someone should try to get the options infrastructure merged from
> eglibc[1] to glibc.
> At the very least this allows one to drape new features on top of the
> existing framework.
> If existing distros don't want the new features, they wouldn't enable them.
> Contributed features would have an assigned maintainer, easing the
> maintenance burden on core developers.
> </rant>

wrt the custom stack handler, that would probably be doable via the options 
thing you refer to.  as for the real meat, no overlay is going to solve it.  
some of the core code needs changes to handle the different combinations of 
SHARED and __PIC__.

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