[sudo-workers] sudo 1.8.6b1 available

Mike Frysinger vapier at gentoo.org
Sat Jun 30 11:13:29 EDT 2012

On Saturday 30 June 2012 09:36:59 Todd C. Miller wrote:
> On Fri, 29 Jun 2012 19:03:17 EDT, Mike Frysinger wrote:
> > how about going a bit further and building as PIE by default ?  i can
> > post a patch to extend existing hardening flag if you're amendable. 
> > (thanks btw for making it a configure flag.)
> You can't reliably test for this in configure unless you actually
> build an executable and try to run it (and that doesn't work when
> cross-compiling of course).  Checking that the compiler supports
> the option is not sufficient.

a link test tends to cover most cases, and it's easy to add an AC_TRY_RUN with 
a cache variable that just assumes no in the cross-compiling case.
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