[PATCH] INSTALL: Default to --enable-cet=auto

Gerald Pfeifer gerald@pfeifer.com
Fri Nov 27 16:22:17 GMT 2020


On Fri, 27 Nov 2020, H.J. Lu via Gcc-patches wrote:
> +@code{--enable-cet=auto} is default.  CET is enabled on Linux/x86 if
> +target binutils supports @code{Intel CET} instructions and disabled
> +otherwise.  In this case, the target libraries are configured to get
> +additional @option{-fcf-protection} option.

Does that refer to the Linux kernel or GNU/Linux?

THe last sentence does not appear complete.  What do you want to say?

"...target libraries are built with @option{-fcf-protection}"?

On Fri, 27 Nov 2020, H.J. Lu via Gcc-patches wrote:
> OK for backport to GCC 10?

Yes, once we have resolved the above.

Gerald


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