bounded-pointer flag

Nix nix@esperi.org.uk
Thu Mar 12 00:08:00 GMT 2009


On 11 Mar 2009, JohnT verbalised:
> There's a library called libsafe that is made to over-write certain i/o
> functions to prevent buffer over-runs, etc. If that can be built into
> glibc as an option by a bounds-checking setting, that might be nice to have.

This is likely better put in -D_FORTIFY_SOURCE, which already does
something fairly like this.

(and this probably belongs on libc-help@; moved there.)



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