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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/1] POWERPC: Fix ppc32 compile with gcc+SSP in 2.6.16
     On Sun, Apr 02, John Mylchreest wrote:

    > On Sun, Apr 02, 2006 at 12:28:15PM +0200, Olaf Hering <olh@suse.de> wrote:
    > > On Sun, Apr 02, John Mylchreest wrote:
    > >
    > > > BOOTLD arch/powerpc/boot/zImage.vmode
    > > > arch/powerpc/boot/prom.o(.text+0x19c): In function `call_prom':
    > > > : undefined reference to `__stack_smash_handler'
    > >
    > > Any this strange "security feature" is disabled by defining __KERNEL__?
    >
    > That correct, yes. SSP is actually used by quite a lot of vendors, and
    > shouldn't be used outside of userland. Typically speaking it isn't, but
    > in this case its being leaked.

    Either way, file a bugreport upstream to remove the dep on __KERNEL__ in
    the gcc patch.

    A patch which adds -fno-dumb-feature to CFLAGS may be acceptable.
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