Bug 117628 - RFE: Add -fPIE support to Xorg
RFE: Add -fPIE support to Xorg
Status: CLOSED UPSTREAM
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: xorg-x11 (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: X/OpenGL Maintenance List
David Lawrence
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Depends On: 117629 117630 117631 117632 117633 117634
Blocks: FC4Target
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Reported: 2004-03-05 19:21 EST by Mike A. Harris
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-03-14 23:23:02 EST
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Description Mike A. Harris 2004-03-05 19:21:02 EST
Several applications included in XFree86 packaging are daemons,
or SUID apps, of which can benefit from being built with PIE
(Position Independant Executable) support.

This bug is a tracker bug to track XFree86 PIE requests for
enhancement.
Comment 1 Mike A. Harris 2004-03-05 19:33:50 EST
Each of the following should be investigated individually:

XFree86-4.3.0-62.i386.rpm
        /usr/X11R6/bin/XFree86  - bug #117634
        /usr/X11R6/bin/Xprt     - bug #117629

XFree86-xdm-4.3.0-62.i386.rpm
        /usr/X11R6/bin/xdm      - bug #117630

XFree86-xfs-4.3.0-62.i386.rpm
        /usr/X11R6/bin/xfs      - bug #117631

XFree86-Xnest-4.3.0-62.i386.rpm
        /usr/X11R6/bin/Xnest    - bug #117632

XFree86-Xvfb-4.3.0-62.i386.rpm
        /usr/X11R6/bin/Xvfb     - bug #117633
Comment 2 Mike A. Harris 2004-07-08 01:07:33 EDT
PIE documentation, courtesy of Uli:

http://people.redhat.com/drepper/nonselsec.pdf
Comment 3 Mike A. Harris 2004-10-12 13:15:24 EDT
Deferring for FC4 development consideration.
Comment 4 Mike A. Harris 2005-03-14 23:23:02 EST
Being tracked upstream now:

https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=2730

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