[kernel-hardening] [PATCH v8 2/4] GCC plugin infrastructure

Andrew Donnellan andrew.donnellan at au1.ibm.com
Fri May 20 16:22:03 AEST 2016

On 19/05/16 18:24, PaX Team wrote:
> the earlier plugin capable gcc versions used to install gcc headers in a somewhat
> ad-hoc manner resulting in compile time breakage for plugins and since some of
> those potentially missing headers are target specific, each target arch should
> be verified before enabling plugin support on them. things have much improved with
> gcc 5 (see https://gcc.gnu.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=61176) though there's still
> an occasional missing header but with wider use of plugins they will hopefully be
> discovered earlier now. perhaps linux-arch should be cc'ed on the plugin infrastructure
> so that arch maintainers are aware of this?

Upon further testing it does seem we've got header issues as well as 
hitting a segfault on 4.7.0. Looking into it further...

Andrew Donnellan              OzLabs, ADL Canberra
andrew.donnellan at au1.ibm.com  IBM Australia Limited

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