Date: Mon, 19 Mar 2007 22:51:53 +0100 From: Till Maas <opensource@...l.name> To: john-users@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Buffer Overflow warning with -fstack-protector and bigpatch 220.127.116.11 (des3-cbc-sha1) On Mo März 19 2007, Solar Designer wrote: > Till, Erik - care to try fixing that function to make it work with > -fstack-protector? I will help as much as I can, but I am not that much of an c expert. > > Btw. why are the patches distributed apart from john? > > You've identified one of the reasons - the quality is often inadequate. > Other reasons include dependencies on external libraries (in this case > it's libdes or OpenSSL) and licensing issues. What are the licensing issues? As far as I understand GPL, the patches have to be GPL, too. Or are there patent issues, too? Regards, Till Content of type "application/pgp-signature" skipped
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