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Re: implementation of -fstack-protector
On Mon, Apr 12, 2010 at 00:56, Vaibhav Shrimali
> I am working on is similar to this one.
Most of the logic is in gcc/cfgexpand.c. Look for expand_stack_vars.
Stack protection will mainly cause a reordering of the stack
variables, which causes stack allocation to run in two phases. Also
look for other side effects of flag_stack_protect (the variable
controlled by -fstack-protect).
Other than the documentation at http://gcc.gnu.org/onlinedocs, you
could try http://gcc.gnu.org/wiki/GettingStarted for other pointers to
internal documentation (I'm not sure if there are pointers to