[Olsr-dev] making olsrd a "Position Independent Executable" i.e. gcc -pie -fPIE

Hans-Christoph Steiner (spam-protected)
Tue Oct 2 22:56:48 CEST 2012

I'm in the process of making olsrd build properly with all of the Debian
hardening flags.  One of the things the hardening wants is to have the
executable built with -fPIE and linked with -pie.

Has anyone worked with this in olsrd before?  Any particular objections
to including such a thing in olsrd proper?  I think we need to do as
much as we can to make sure olsrd has minimal exploits, since it runs
fully as root.


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