glibc-2.8-20080929 build fails in Chapter 5

Valter Douglas Lisbôa Jr. douglas at
Wed Oct 15 13:21:34 PDT 2008

Em Wednesday 15 October 2008 16:42:37 Robert Connolly escreveu:
> On Wednesday October 15 2008 03:15:31 pm Valter Douglas Lisbôa Jr. wrote:
> > > --disable-libssp can be used again in the chroot when building gcc.
> > > Everything in this library is included in Glibc-2.8, and libssp is just
> > > a waste of space.
> >
> > Ok, but if you want this in your final system? I've been use
> > stack-protection for a year with gcc-4.1.x and glibc-2.5.x in production
> > and don't want to loose this now!!! :-(
> >
> > (note: glibc *is not* compiled with ssp in my hosts, but any other
> > package is)
> >
> > I think forcing a -fno-stack-protector to glibc is better than send
> > libssp entirely to oblivion.
> When GCC 4.1 released libssp, Glibc copied all of libssp in to Glibc, for
> better performance. 

> This happened in Glibc 2.4 or 2.5. If you're running a 
> new Glibc, libssp can not be used because it will conflict with identical
> functions in Glibc.
> The only way I can think of using libssp is when cross compiling... linking
> to another libc with no ssp support, and libssp.a. Aside from this, nothing
> is lost if libssp is not installed.
Let me see if I get the point. The Stack Smash protector run without the 
presence of libssp.{so,a}, is that?!?!

> robert
thx in advance again.

Valter Douglas Lisbôa Jr.
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