Re: -fPIE and stuff
On 2012-02-14, Kurt Roeckx <email@example.com> wrote:
Hi Application Manager :)
(My response here includes some questions from my upstream who I showed
> It was always my understanding that protected wasn't useful,
> because it's even more expensive.
Can you come with a bit pointers or numbers about 'expensive' ?
> As far as I understand things, this is supposed to work, and might
> be a bug in the toolchain or dynamic linker. Which might also
> mean that they're trying to make use of a bug in the toolchain.
It is not a bug in the toolchain. It is how the processor specific ABI
A crash is expected to happen because the psABI requires it.
The psABI is broken because it permits a symbol visibility type
(protected) that executables cannot use. But it is how the ABI is.