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LXer 06-27-2013 06:20 AM

LXer: Fedora 20 Will Have A Security/Performance Change
 
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With Fedora 19 being released soon, the Fedora Engineering and Steering Committee has begun evaluating potential changes/features for Fedora 20. One of the features that was approved today is a build change for the RPMs that can yield greater code security but at the potential cost of performance. The change that was approved today is a GCC flag change for now using "-fstack-protector-strong" on building Fedora RPM packages rather than just the "-fstack-protector" argument. The -fstack-protector flag has the compiler generate extra code automatically to check for buffer overflows.

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