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Re: Fedora Core 5 Test 3 Slip



On Tue, Feb 07, 2006 at 10:02:37AM +0100, Emeric Maschino wrote:
> > > >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?
> 
> <snip>
> 
> > 3) many binaries on ia64 were having text relocations, which is bad
> > from security POV
> 
> <snip>
> 
> 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?

Yes, but it would be better to wait until all packages are rebuilt ;).

	Jakub


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