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Re: [ANNOUNCEMENT] TEST RELEASE: Cygwin 2.10.0-0.1




On 2018-01-18 08:35, Ken Brown wrote:
> On 1/17/2018 5:29 PM, Ken Brown wrote:
>> Do we need a new gcc release to go along with the recent ssp changes?
> 
> The following commit message seems to answer my question:
> 
>     Note that this does require building gcc with --disable-libssp and
>     gcc_cv_libc_provides_ssp=yes.

Correct.

> Are there plans to coordinate the release of Cygwin 2.10.0 with a new
> gcc release?  In the meantime, I guess package maintainers have to build
> with -U_FORTIFY_SOURCE in order to test building with Cygwin 2.10.0.  Or
> am I missing something?

-D_FORTIFY_SOURCE is not the default, so simply omitting it is
sufficient.  You could also just delete
/usr/lib/gcc/*-pc-cygwin/6.4.0/include/ssp, since we won't need it
anymore and it wasn't even being used properly in the first place.

-- 
Yaakov

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