gnupg-1.4.9 fails checks in new distribution

David Shaw dshaw at
Wed Dec 17 21:02:50 CET 2008

On Wed, Dec 17, 2008 at 01:36:25PM +0100, Werner Koch wrote:
> On Wed, 17 Dec 2008 10:55, kssingvo at said:
> > It's very large, so I compressed it with bzip2, before I attached it.
> Why are you using these extra options:
>   -D_FORTIFY_SOURCE=2 -fstack-protector \
>      -funwind-tables -fasynchronous-unwind-tables
> did you used them also on the old system?  The problem is probably due
> to _FORTIFY_SOURCE=2; youu need to debug that.
> Note that you might void the effect of the burn_stack calls we use to
> zeroize the stack variables.

I did not use those options when I reproduced the problem.  I used
just -O2 vs -O1.


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