HEADS UP: OpenSSL problems after GCC 4.2 upgrade

Hans Petter Selasky hselasky at c2i.net
Sun May 20 08:13:52 UTC 2007

On Sunday 20 May 2007 08:27, Alexander Kabaev wrote:
> Hi all,
> 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.

Why does it not break on compile/link time?


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