How do i build the toolchain whithout ssp from a host with ssp?

Robert Connolly robert at
Thu Apr 15 13:58:53 PDT 2004

On April 15, 2004 09:35 am, Jonas Norlander wrote:
> Hello!
> I'm trying to build a new system for my old 486/pentium
> computers, with only 32 Mb RAM and small harddrives
> using LFS 5.1 but replacing glibc with uClibc and perhaps
> busybox.

uclibc should have support for propolice. Anyway, the surest way to build 
without it would be to do 'gcc -v' and edit the spec file. Go down about 1 
page and find the line below cc1, notice the {} curly braces and %, and 
remove the definitions for ssp. On an i386 you should be left with something 
%(cc1_cpu) %{profile:-p}

After do 'gcc -dumpspecs > /path/to/gcc/specs' to restore propolice. Using 
-fno-stack-protector should work, but not everything respects cflags (yet). 
Gentoo has been making a gcc wrapper to force cflags to be respected, but 
thats another time and place. I have a feeling uclibc supports being built 
with propolice, but doesn't have ssp functions in (yet), which would 
screw up a build like you're doing.

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