HEADS UP: OpenSSL problems after GCC 4.2 upgrade

Henrik Brix Andersen henrik at brixandersen.dk
Sun May 20 10:20:21 UTC 2007

On Sun, May 20, 2007 at 10:29:13AM +0200, Ed Schouten wrote:
> 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?

Most likely, yes. Check /var/log/messages.

Henrik Brix Andersen <henrik at brixandersen.dk>
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