HEADS UP: OpenSSL problems after GCC 4.2 upgrade
des at des.no
Sun May 20 15:04:01 UTC 2007
Alexander Kabaev <kabaev at gmail.com> writes:
> there were several reports of OpenSSL being broken when compiled with
> GCC 4.2. It turns out OpenSSL uses function casting feature that was
> aggressively de-supported by GCC 4.2 and GCC goes as far as inserting
> invalid instructions ON PURPOSE to discourage the practice.
Is there a web page somewhere (or an archived mailing list discussion,
or whatever) which discusses the issue and explains the rationale for
intentionally generating incorrect code?
Dag-Erling Smørgrav - des at des.no
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