Gentoo Archives: gentoo-alt

From: Fabian Groffen <grobian@g.o>
To: gentoo-alt@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-alt] openssh 5 mask
Date: Thu, 15 May 2008 13:34:29
In Reply to: RE: [gentoo-alt] openssh 5 mask by Markus Duft
On 15-05-2008 15:25:02 +0200, Markus Duft wrote:
> > Thanks for the in depth explanation. I'd not be surprised if Solaris > > actually has the same problem. > > If solaris supports ssp, yes, i think so too.
I think it does support stack smashing protector stuff ;)
> > I've no idea of it in the main tree, but since it doesn't even compile > > on Linux, I'd say, keep it masked. > > Yeah, but maybe disabling the ssp for configure is the right way to > go, since ssp is explicitly disabled when building gcc. I don't think > that it will help sitting it out.
gentoo-x86 has to figure this out for sure. SSP is a security thing, and you don't *ever* want it to be disabled on a thing like SSH if you enabled it for GCC (like hardened profiles do).
> > If Interix needs it, and has it compiling all the way, Markus use > > package.unmask in the interix profile. > > I could live with 4.7 too, if I must... also somehow I didn't manage > to get it unmasked other than commenting out the mask... I tried > almost half an hour with package.unmask in different locations, > etc.... it didn't work *arg*...
It may be that package.unmask doesn't work in the profiles. Sorry, never checked that. -- Fabian Groffen Gentoo on a different level -- gentoo-alt@l.g.o mailing list


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Re: [gentoo-alt] openssh 5 mask Matt Michalowski <me@××××××××.au>