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authorKristi Rifenbark <kristi.rifenbark@gmail.com>2017-11-07 23:55:41 (GMT)
committerRichard Purdie <richard.purdie@linuxfoundation.org>2017-12-09 14:29:07 (GMT)
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ref-manual: Added the GCCPIE Variable to Glossary
(From yocto-docs rev: b30f3d3bd6f6d333b00fc9c3797126a898fb0685) Signed-off-by: Kristi Rifenbark <kristi.rifenbark@gmail.com> Signed-off-by: Richard Purdie <richard.purdie@linuxfoundation.org>
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5182 </para></listitem> 5182 </para></listitem>
5183 <listitem><para> 5183 <listitem><para>
5184 By default, the <filename>security_flags.inc</filename> file 5184 By default, the <filename>security_flags.inc</filename> file
5185 sets a <filename>GCCPIE</filename> variable with an option 5185 sets a
5186 to enable Position Independent Executables (PIE) within 5186 <link linkend='var-GCCPIE'><filename>GCCPIE</filename></link>
5187 <filename>gcc</filename>. 5187 variable with an option to enable Position Independent
5188 Executables (PIE) within <filename>gcc</filename>.
5188 Enabling PIE in the GNU C Compiler (GCC), makes Return 5189 Enabling PIE in the GNU C Compiler (GCC), makes Return
5189 Oriented Programming (ROP) attacks much more difficult to 5190 Oriented Programming (ROP) attacks much more difficult to
5190 execute. 5191 execute.