Bug#644662: Fails to build if GCC does not have libssp support
tag 644662 + moreinfo
On Fri, Oct 07, 2011 at 06:12:48PM -0400, Kyle Moffett wrote:
> Source: eglibc
> Version: 2.13-21
> Severity: normal
> Tags: upstream patch
> The attached patch fixes detection of GCC -fstack-protector and libssp.
> In order to properly detect whether or not GCC has -fstack-protect
> support built in, you actually need to link something. Otherwise
> GCC will accept the option and fail during the link due to missing
This looks like a broken GCC. Either -fstack-protector support so that
the option is disabled (or rather returns a warning, but catched by the
configure script), or libssp should be installed properly.
> This occurs in particular when trying to bootstrap a cross-compiler for
> a new Debian port; the stage2 cross-compiler does not have libssp
> support causing "undefined reference to `__stack_chk_guard'" errors
> when building EGLIBC.
If it doesn't have libssp, wouldn't it be possible to disable the stack
Aurelien Jarno GPG: 1024D/F1BCDB73