HEADS UP: OpenSSL problems after GCC 4.2 upgrade

Ed Schouten ed at fxq.nl
Sun May 20 08:29:16 UTC 2007


Hello Alexander,

* Alexander Kabaev <kabaev at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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 that the reason why portsnap returns SIGILL's on my box after the
upgrade?

Yours,
-- 
 Ed Schouten <ed at fxq.nl>
 WWW: http://g-rave.nl/
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