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Re: Fedora Core 5 Test 3 Slip



> > >Although I hate to do it, it looks like we're going to have to slip
> > >Fedora Core 5 test3 by a week.  There is an ABI change in the gcc/glibc
> > >stack that requires a rebuild of the entire distribution.
> > > 
> > >
> > Can you elaborate on this ABI change?

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> 3) many binaries on ia64 were having text relocations, which is bad
> from security POV

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Does this mean that the forthcoming gcc/glibc packages will address this
issue and that the execmod checks can be enabled again in the IA-64
kernel?


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