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D - Buffer overflow protection

On a server, I'm installing the Adamantix project (http://adamantix.org/)
wich is a Debian GNU/Linux distribution hardned with special security
patches and extensions applied to the kernel, compilers and standard

One of those patches is really interesting for the ng:

* Buffer overflow protection by using a special GCC compiler patch called
Stack Smashing Protector (SSP). This compiler is also used to compile the
kernel, to protect against kernel buffer overflows.

AFAIK the patch was developed on IBM as an open-source patch to GCC and
EGCS. I know that buffer overflows aren't much problem in D but... Any
chance of getting this into DMD?


Julio CÚsar Carrascal Urquijo
Sep 19 2003