[arch-dev-public] New CFLAGS/LDFLAGS plus complete toolchain rebuild
allan at archlinux.org
Sun Aug 14 09:36:07 EDT 2011
On 14/08/11 23:13, Thomas Bächler wrote:
> Am 14.08.2011 13:42, schrieb Allan McRae:
>> These are all fairly standard flags being used to build the major
>> distros these days (other distros patch their toolchain to make these
>> the default), so there should be few issues. Probably the only thing
>> to watch out for is to disable them when building bootloaders.
> What would be the problem with bootloaders and these flags?
It is fairly well known that grub does not work when compiled with stack
smashing protection, but I have not investigated the details.
I think syslinux should be fine these days, but a while back there were
apparently issues. Just something to note...
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