ABI defaults

Vincent Lefevre vincent at vinc17.net
Wed Nov 24 09:25:41 CET 2010

On 2010-11-23 18:41:21 +0100, Torbjorn Granlund wrote:
> Vincent Lefevre <vincent+gmp at vinc17.org> writes:
>   > Untested, probably broken in a few ways. Object formats that include
>   > a time stamp (such as COFF) will not be detected.
>   Don't some compilers use non-deterministic compilation?
> Surely you're joking, mr Lefevre?

No, I've heard that some compilers can use randomized algorithms
for branches. Then I wonder whether such randomized algorithms
can yield different object files at each compilation. Randomized
compilation could also be used to increase security.

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