new ld features

Robert Connolly cendres at videotron.ca
Mon Feb 2 15:16:52 PST 2004


FSF cvs binutils has a new feature not yet in HJL. -z relro
http://sources.redhat.com/ml/binutils/2004-01/msg00070.html

In glibc configure I get:
checking for -z relro option... no
with the newest HJL. FSF should give "yes". This is a pic/pie feature "make 
RELRO segment read-only after symbol resolution". It will likely be in the 
next HJL release, and binutils-2.15. Support for it is already in glibc-2.3.3




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