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Date: Wed, 25 Apr 2012 02:14:23 +0400
From: Solar Designer <solar@...nwall.com>
To: musl@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: New gcc wrapper to try

Rich -

On Tue, Apr 24, 2012 at 06:10:40PM -0400, Rich Felker wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 24, 2012 at 05:41:27PM -0400, Rich Felker wrote:
> > The problem is that the default gcc build incorporates glibc ABI
> > knowledge (layout of the thread structure) and the assumption that the
> > thread pointer has been initialized into any binary built with stack
> > protector. Just adding symbols will not fix anything.

I did not realize that.

> ......but since you requested it, I'm working on trying to make it
> work anyway. We'll see how it goes. Preliminary support was just
> committed.

Wow.  At this time, I suggested it as being good for the musl project
rather than requested it for my own use (although I imagine that I might
want to use it at some point), but this does not make me any less
impressed by your work on it.

Thank you!

Alexander

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