On Wed, 14 Feb 2018, Tsimbalist, Igor V wrote:
> MPX is going to be deprecated in gcc-8. Control-flow protection support
> is in gcc-8. Reflect these in Release Notes for gcc-8.
thanks for this update. Only some minor changes, then this is
good to go.
>> A new option <code>-fcf-protection=[full|branch|return|none]</code> is
>> introduced to perform a code instrumentation to increase program
>> security by
"performs code instrumentation" (omit "a")
>> checking that target addresses of control-flow transfer instructions
>> (such as
>> indirect function call, function return, indirect jump) are valid.
>> the instrumentation is supported on x86 GNU/Linux target only.
"on x86 GNU/Linux targets" (since there are several such as i586,
>> See, the user
>> GCC now supports the Intel Control-flow Enforcement Technology (CET)
>> extension through <code>-mibt, -mshstk, -mcet</code> options. One of
"...through the <code>-mibt</code>, <code>-mshstk</code>, and