[erlang-bugs] R14B01: buffer overflow detected during compilation with -D_FORTIFY_SOURCE=2 (x86_64)

Christian Faulhammer <>
Tue Dec 14 13:17:43 CET 2010


Nico Kruber <>:
> Setting  -D_FORTIFY_SOURCE=1 allows erlang to be build but the buffer
> overflow is probably still there and dangerous... R14B did not show
> this behaviour.

 Maybe this hides a security problems?
> Additionally, could you correct the dependencies in the makefiles in
> order to allow make -j2 and higher?

 Is this safe now?  Gentoo builds with -j1 for ages because of problems
reported with Erlang 11.


Christian Faulhammer, Gentoo Lisp project
<URL:http://www.gentoo.org/proj/en/lisp/>, #gentoo-lisp on FreeNode

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