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Re: [gentoo-hardened] ping solar

From: Ned Ludd <solar_at_nospam>
Date: Wed Apr 02 2008 - 15:45:25 GMT

Sorry bro.. I don't have time to answer your questions. I'm on the way out the door, catching a flight later today then I'm taking a mini vacation..

On Wed, 2008-04-02 at 10:59 -0400, 7v5w7go9ub0o wrote:
> Had a conversation with aoz in the hardened IRC room yesterday,
> discussing how non-tech types such as I might help the hardened effort;
> 1. He suggested that Bugzilla took a lot of time. How could some of that
> time be outsource to a non-techie?
> 2. We discussed the possibility of incorporating links to white-paper
> "status reports" within the current, very-high-quality,
> reluctant-to-tamper-with Gentoo http pages.
> STM that Gentoo newbies and others simply checking Gentoo Hardened out
> first, go first to So that
> would be an ideal place to put a link(s) to a white paper summary of
> where the project is, and what its next step is.
> That white paper could be easily updated by a newbie, helping with the
> proof reading!?
> 3. IIUC, the current status is to wait for "upstream" (the gcc folks?)
> to successfully incorporate ssp into c++ compilations? And also that
> with rare exception, little is loss using the older 3.4.6 compiler?
> In those rare cases, gcc can be "slotted" so that 3.4.6 would be the
> default, but 4.x could be called to duty when 3.4.6 won't work?
> Might be useful to note this in the white paper.
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