[Development] -reduce-relocations vs hardening

Kevin Kofler kevin.kofler at chello.at
Thu Aug 20 22:16:15 CEST 2015

Lisandro Damián Nicanor Pérez Meyer wrote:
> Hi! yesterday I received a [bug] report asking Qt to not requiring apps
> using it to pass -fPIC (actually to let the app use -fPIE) due to
> hardening reasons.

-fPIC actually allows the same hardening as -fPIE. PIE is basically the 
subset of PIC required for hardening.

        Kevin Kofler

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