GCC-4 (more nagging) :-)

Randy McMurchy randy at linuxfromscratch.org
Sat Aug 27 22:52:47 PDT 2005


DJ Lucas wrote these words on 08/28/05 00:43 CST:

> 3 seconds to really slow down a brute force attack.  Yeah sure, that 3
> seconds is really gonna hurt...anyway, Linux_PAM-0.80 is fixed now WRT
> the segfault issue with shadow's su.  shadow-4.0.12 seems to work as
> expected.  I think LFS is in good shape as to gcc-4.0.1.  There is one
> other patch mentioned over on Greg's DIY-Dev list that should probably
> be looked at.  Take a look at the link in the patch header.  This looks
> to be an icky little bug; difficult to track down if I followed
> correctly, but I have not yet seen the issue first hand.

>From what I can tell from the information you provided (following all
relevant links), this is a tough bug to follow. I stopped reading
when it was starting to dwell on the specs of ISO standards.

I'd sure like to see something that explains it a bit easier.

-- 
Randy

rmlscsi: [GNU ld version 2.15.94.0.2 20041220] [gcc (GCC) 3.4.3]
[GNU C Library stable release version 2.3.4] [Linux 2.6.10 i686]
00:47:01 up 148 days, 20 min, 3 users, load average: 0.19, 0.24, 0.31



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