Re: Steve Kemp <email@example.com> Please check your Debian E-Mail.
On Wed, Aug 03, 2005 at 12:00:33PM +0100, Steve Kemp wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 02, 2005 at 03:58:33PM -0400, Greg Folkert wrote:
> > I was finally able to acquire an SSP Build Host for you.
> > If you are still interest. Please contact me.
> A bit quick off the mark there, Greg! I think I've replied to all
> your previous mails within a day or two...?
> Anyway for anybody else watching. This host is going to be used
> for rebuilding Debian's Stable release, Sarge, with the SSP
> The SSP compiler is a patch against GCC and offers "Stack Smashing
> Protection". In short it gives protection against buffer overflow
> bugs, and attacks.
Steve, you are aware that GCC 4.1 will include a complete
reimplementaton of this feature, right? Wouldn't time be better spent
with that than with the obsolete SSP patches?