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From: Muni Sekhar <munisekharrms@gmail.com>
To: Denis Kirjanov <kirjanov@gmail.com>
Cc: "linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	kernelnewbies <kernelnewbies@kernelnewbies.org>
Subject: Re: CONFIG_CC_STACKPROTECTOR_STRONG
Date: Tue, 9 Jul 2019 23:02:30 +0530
Message-ID: <CAHhAz+gSnj8O+sM-939EqLvj_HL0BSQF4C452kn-GBxhyXODmw@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAHj3AV=v9ub2BYDZE_q3u9YEWbCLJaSNTVUC+z-nOVw-XQUziQ@mail.gmail.com>

On Tue, Jul 9, 2019 at 10:56 PM Denis Kirjanov <kirjanov@gmail.com> wrote:
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> On Tuesday, July 9, 2019, Muni Sekhar <munisekharrms@gmail.com> wrote:
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>> Hi All,
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>>
>> My Kernel is built with the following options:
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>> CONFIG_CC_STACKPROTECTOR=y
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>> CONFIG_CC_STACKPROTECTOR_STRONG=y
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>> We use out-of-tree kernel modules in our project and I need to measure the performance of it by using a bit older gcc version 4.8.5.
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>> I can build the modules with gcc above 5 version, but when I try to use gcc version 4.8.5 I’m getting the following error:
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>> Makefile:693: Cannot use CONFIG_CC_STACKPROTECTOR_STRONG: -fstack-protector-strong not supported by compiler
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>> So it looks like gcc 4.8.5 does not support CONFIG_CC_STACKPROTECTOR_STRONG option, but how to instruct gcc to ignore this one?
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>> In runtime, is it possible to instruct kernel to ignore “CONFIG_CC_STACKPROTECTOR_STRONG=y” (without building the kernel) by using sysctl or any other method?
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> Just disable it in your .config file

I disabled in /lib/modules/$(uname -r)/build/.config, but still get
that error. Does kernel needs to be recompiled?

CONFIG_CC_STACKPROTECTOR=y
# CONFIG_CC_STACKPROTECTOR_NONE is not set
# CONFIG_CC_STACKPROTECTOR_REGULAR is not set
# CONFIG_CC_STACKPROTECTOR_STRONG is not set

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>> Any help is appreciated.
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>> --
>> Thanks,
>> Sekhar
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>
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> --
> Regards / Mit besten Grüßen,
> Denis
>


-- 
Thanks,
Sekhar

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Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-07-09 17:24 CONFIG_CC_STACKPROTECTOR_STRONG Muni Sekhar
2019-07-09 17:26 ` CONFIG_CC_STACKPROTECTOR_STRONG Denis Kirjanov
2019-07-09 17:32   ` Muni Sekhar [this message]
2019-07-09 17:46     ` CONFIG_CC_STACKPROTECTOR_STRONG Denis Kirjanov
2019-07-09 18:04       ` CONFIG_CC_STACKPROTECTOR_STRONG Muni Sekhar
2019-07-09 19:58 ` CONFIG_CC_STACKPROTECTOR_STRONG Greg KH

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