NetBSD has SSP in libc

Jeff Law
Wed Jan 27 16:57:00 GMT 2016

On 01/26/2016 11:41 PM, Thomas Klausner wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 26, 2016 at 11:35:15PM -0700, Jeff Law wrote:
>> On 01/23/2016 02:52 PM, Thomas Klausner wrote:
>>> NetBSD has SSP included in libc:
>>> gcc/configure does not know about this. The attached patch (against
>>> SVN checkout from today) fixes this.
>>> I've previously reported this as
>>> but was told that
>>> patches should be sent here.
>> Thanks.
>> If I understand the history SSP first appeared in NetBSD 4.0, so this code
>> really ought to be conditional on NetBSD 4.0 or newer to be strictly
>> correct.
>> Unfortunately we don't have much interaction with NetBSD anymore -- so we
>> have no clue if supporting building on anything before NetBSD 4.0 is even
>> reasonable or feasible anymore.
> The only supported release branches are NetBSD-6.x and NetBSD-7.x.
> NetBSD-4.x was desupported when NetBSD 6.x came out, in 2012:
OK.  Based on the above information I went ahead and committed your 
change.  Strictly speaking it's not a regression, but I think it's 
localized & safe enough that it can go in even at this stage in our 
development/release process.


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