Red Hat PIE patch

Michael Snyder msnyder@vmware.com
Mon Dec 7 22:07:00 GMT 2009


Tom Tromey wrote:
>>>>>> "Joel" == Joel Brobecker <brobecker@adacore.com> writes:
> 
>>> Does anyone know anything about a "Red Hat PIE patch"
>>> for position independent executables?  Has it been merged?
>>> If not, where can I find the most recent version?
> 
> Joel> Jan re-submitted a series recently, and Tom reviewed most if not
> Joel> all of them. You should be able to find the relevant messages
> Joel> in the Nov archives.
> 
> I have not yet reviewed numbers 9, 12, and 14.  These touched on things
> that I am less familiar with.  I hope to get to them, but if someone
> else wants to take a look, that is fine with me.

Just FYI, I've applied the patches and done basic "aliveness"
testing.  They do seem to work for me, and I will be doing more
with them so I may have further testing words later.



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