[FreeBSD-Ports-Announce] [CFT] SSP Package Repository available
On 9/21/2013 5:49 AM, Bryan Drewery wrote:
> Ports now support enabling Stack Protector  support on FreeBSD 10
> i386 and amd64, and older releases on amd64 only currently.
> Support may be added for earlier i386 releases once all ports properly
> respect LDFLAGS.
> To enable, just add WITH_SSP=yes to your make.conf and rebuild all ports.
> The default SSP_CLFAGS is -fstack-protector, but -fstack-protector-all
> may optionally be set instead.
> Please help test this on your system. We would like to eventually enable
> this by default, but need to identify any major ports that have run-time
> issues due to it.
>  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buffer_overflow_protection >
We have not had any feedback on this yet and want to get it enabled by
default for ports and packages.
We now have a repository that you can use rather than the default to
help test. We need your help to identify any issues before switching the
This repository is available for:
It is not available for 8.4. If someone is willing to test on 8.4 I will
build a repository for it.
Place this in /usr/local/etc/pkgs/repos/FreeBSD_ssp.conf: