|Summary:||>=dev-libs/libffi-3.4.1-r1 contains executable stacks|
|Product:||Gentoo Linux||Reporter:||Petteri Räty (RETIRED) <betelgeuse>|
|Component:||[OLD] Library||Assignee:||No maintainer - Look at https://wiki.gentoo.org/wiki/Project:Proxy_Maintainers if you want to take care of it <maintainer-needed>|
|Severity:||normal||CC:||araujo, common-lisp, flameeyes, java, levertond, scheme, toolchain|
|Package list:||Runtime testing required:||---|
|Bug Depends on:||163724|
Description Petteri Räty (RETIRED) 2005-12-19 15:38:52 UTC
QA Notice: the following files contain executable stacks Files with executable stacks will not work properly (or at all!) on some architectures/operating systems. A bug should be filed at http://bugs.gentoo.org/ to make sure the file is fixed. RWX --- --- usr/lib/libffi/libffi.so.3.0.0 Turn on FEATURES="stricter" using the latest portage in the tree. See http://www.gentoo.org/proj/en/hardened/gnu-stack.xml for help in fixing. The problem is in at least 3.4.1-r1 and 3.4.3
Comment 1 Jakub Moc (RETIRED) 2006-01-08 01:37:50 UTC
This would be best punted from portage whenever possible. Duplicating parts of gcc ebuild with a whacky keywording scheme that makes it impossible to punt any version is not one of the greatest things in portage...
Comment 2 Bernard Cafarelli 2007-09-10 21:32:07 UTC
Last gnustep packages depending on dev-libs/libffi have been removed from portage... So for gnustep, this can be removed from portage However some packages (java and scheme for example) still depend on it!
Comment 3 Bernard Cafarelli 2007-09-10 21:48:14 UTC
So anyone interested in this package?
Comment 4 Marijn Schouten (RETIRED) 2007-09-11 09:09:41 UTC
right, it is unmaintained now. I don't know why this should be but as long as there is no alternative there are packages which need this. Actually I need version 4 and am abusing g-wrap for that purpose as it provides a bundled one. See also bug 163724.
Comment 5 Fabian Groffen 2007-11-20 20:51:48 UTC
Not sure what the status of gcc is with regard to USE=libffi, but recently the GNUstep team has released a libffi-4.1.2 or something close to that. I guess that one completely won't work with hardened as gcc-4 is still masked there.
Comment 6 David Leverton 2007-11-20 21:24:27 UTC
(In reply to comment #5) > Not sure what the status of gcc is with regard to USE=libffi I'm currently testing a patch for this, per discussion between vapier and peper on IRC yesterday, and hopefully will submit it later today.
Comment 7 Jakub Moc (RETIRED) 2008-02-28 10:14:37 UTC
*** Bug 199541 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 8 Jakub Moc (RETIRED) 2008-02-28 10:23:28 UTC
To be removed, nothing new to see here.