adding support for hardened toolchain

Heiko Zuerker heiko@zuerker.org
Thu Dec 30 12:43:00 GMT 2010


Quoting Bryan Hundven <bryanhundven@gmail.com>:

> On Wed, Dec 29, 2010 at 7:20 PM, Arnaud Lacombe <lacombar@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> On Wed, Dec 29, 2010 at 2:15 PM, Heiko Zuerker <heiko@zuerker.org> wrote:
>>> Hey,
>>>
>>> I'm currently applying additional patches to gcc, in order to create a
>>> hardened toolchain.
>>>
>> I am stupid, dare to explain what the "hardened" concretely mean in
>> this context ? Does it make my toolchain proof to .454 Casull bullet ?
>
> The patches Heiko is referring to come from the gentoo hardened
> project, specifically the hardened toolchain project:
>
> http://www.gentoo.org/proj/en/hardened/hardened-toolchain.xml

The patches are actually from the Hardened Linux From Scratch, but  
they do the same thing basically.
I had some troubles with the Gentoo ones and decided to use the same  
ones we've been using for years. Not sure why I was so fixated on the  
Gentoo patches for a while....

-- 

Regards
   Heiko Zuerker
   http://www.devil-linux.org


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