gcc-3.4.3-ssp-3.patch offset patches?

Andrew Fyfe a.fyfe at tiscali.co.uk
Thu Mar 24 10:46:30 PST 2005

mclinden at informed.net wrote:
> I'm trying to track down the problem described, previously, with static 
> compiles in an HLFS implementation and am retracing the steps in the HLFS 
> book 20050320. I've seen it on two separate builds and someone has as well 
> and I'm trying to determine if there is a subtle problem in the book which 
> might explain this.
> When I apply the SSP patch to GCC in chapter 5.12, about half of the 
> patches are offset by a handful of lines. The text does not suggest that 
> this should be expected and I must admit that I get a bit uneasy with 
> offset patches of things like the kernel, the compiler, the library or the 
> linker.
> Before I build and potentially smash my GCC I want to understand if these 
> offsets are expected? There are no rejections but I remain a bit 
> concerned.
> Thanks in advance.
> Sean McLinden
Looking at the patch it was original made against gcc-3.4.0 so there a 
bound to be a couple of changes between 3.4.0 and 3.4.3 which have 
caused the offsets.


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