HEADS UP: OpenSSL problems after GCC 4.2 upgrade
shoesoft at gmx.net
Tue May 22 07:16:12 UTC 2007
On Monday 21 May 2007 22:18:18 Simon L. Nielsen wrote:
> On 2007.05.20 02:27:22 -0400, Alexander Kabaev 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.
> "Interesting" choice - oh well.
> > Consequently, OpenSSL need the patch similar to attached one to work.
> > Just in case mailing list will eat the attachment, the patch can be
> > found at
> > http://people.freebsd.org/~kan/openssl-gcc42.diff
> I haven't seen enough reports of this patch working to be really
> comfortable committing the patch without having had a chance to try it
> Other people who try this patch please report any success/failure.
> Success can also just be reported in private mail.
After applying the patch, konqueror with https no longer causes SIGILL.
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