perl-5.8.7 propolice bug

Robert Connolly robert at linuxfromscratch.org
Mon Aug 1 19:06:29 PDT 2005


Thank you :)
I'll switch to using it later this week.

On August 1, 2005 06:29 pm, Ned Ludd wrote:
> On Fri, 2005-06-24 at 18:51 -0400, Robert Connolly wrote:
> > Hi. Perl has an open bug for version 5.8.7 with propolice:
> >
> > http://guest@rt.perl.org/rt3/index.html?q=36309
> > http://www.mail-archive.com/perl5-porters%40perl.org/msg88161.html
> >
> > "When building perl 5.8.7 with the -fstack-protector patches for GCC,
> > miniperl fails to build DynaLoader and segfaults. This didn't happen
> > with 5.8.6."
> >
> > There is no fix yet. I think we should use
> > CFLAGS="$CFLAGS -fno-stack-protector" for now rather than downgrading to
> > 5.8.6.
>
> Robert,
>
> When I encountered this bug I traced it down to a recursive
> regexp call. To temporarily work around without having to disable ssp
> on the entire package I whipped up the following attached patch which
> only disables it where needed.
>
> Hope it helps.



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