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Re: [wwwdocs] Mention -faddress-sanitizer in gcc-4.8/changes.html
- From: Konstantin Serebryany <konstantin dot s dot serebryany at gmail dot com>
- To: Tobias Burnus <burnus at net-b dot de>
- Cc: gcc patches <gcc-patches at gcc dot gnu dot org>, Dodji Seketeli <dodji at redhat dot com>, Gerald Pfeifer <gerald at pfeifer dot com>
- Date: Tue, 20 Nov 2012 09:06:10 +0400
- Subject: Re: [wwwdocs] Mention -faddress-sanitizer in gcc-4.8/changes.html
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On Mon, Nov 19, 2012 at 10:44 PM, Tobias Burnus <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Dear all,
> attached is a first draft for -faddress-sanitizer in the release notes.
> I am aware that some changes are imminent,* but I want make a start.
stack overflow is something different, I guess we want to say "stack
I typically write something like "heap-, stack-, and global- buffer
overflow as well as use-after-free bugs".
I also suggest adding "use -O1 or higher for better performance"
because otherwise "fast memory error detector" is not really true.
> * For instance:
> - PowerPC/PowerPC64 Linux support
> - Renaming to -fsanitizer=address
-fsanitize=address (no 'r')
> - Addition of -fsanitizer=thread
> - libsanitizer builds with sparc (but ASAN_SHADOW_SHIFT is missing?)
> - Darwin nearly works?