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

Christian Faulhammer <>
Wed Jan 12 10:39:10 CET 2011


Nico Kruber <>:

> Most distributions nowadays adds the -D_FORTIFY_SOURCE=2 flag during
> package compilation. I tried updating my erlang package (openSUSE
> 11.3, x86_64) from R14B to R14B01 and received the following error
> (also see the attached build.log.fortsource2 - compressed due to its
> file size):

 This seems to be specific to 64bit arches as people could reproduce
the problem with GCC 4.4.  PLD Linux offers a fix (so they say, I still
need reports from our users) in


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

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