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Re: [Xen-devel] -fpie or ssp (IBM stack hardening)

  • To: xen-devel <xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • From: Jerome Brown <jerome@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 10 Feb 2005 09:11:33 +1300
  • Delivery-date: Wed, 09 Feb 2005 20:12:44 +0000
  • List-id: List for Xen developers <xen-devel.lists.sourceforge.net>

B.G. Bruce wrote:
> Has anyone looked into how compatible XEN is with pie (-fpie) or ssp?

>From memory (it has been a while since I have tried due to xorg issues)
Xen itself _will_ compile and run with ssp and pie. However the kernel
will not (this is a standard kernel 'feature' - as mentioned previously
on this list it is probably better that it doesn't).


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