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From: Juliusz Chroboczek <jch@irif.fr>
To: "Michael Ströder" <michael@stroeder.com>
Cc: galene@lists.galene.org
Subject: [Galene] Re: -buildmode=pie
Date: Wed, 03 Mar 2021 02:36:25 +0100
Message-ID: <87pn0hyq5i.wl-jch@irif.fr> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <b64604a0-aaef-15b4-c763-2672156a61e6@stroeder.com>

> What's your opinion on that? Does -buildmode=pie have any significant
> advantages which are worth defining an arch-specific conditional?

For C programs, it might very slightly improve security by making it more
difficult to guess stack addresses in case of a buffer overflow.

However, Galène is pure Go code and doesn't use any unsafe features, so
I don't think it buys us much.  I think you can safely drop it.

-- Juliusz

      parent reply	other threads:[~2021-03-03  1:36 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 3+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-03-03  0:11 [Galene] -buildmode=pie Michael Ströder
2021-03-03  0:56 ` [Galene] -buildmode=pie Dave Taht
2021-03-03  1:36 ` Juliusz Chroboczek [this message]

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