El lun, 09-10-2017 a las 22:58 +0200, Andreas K. Huettel escribió:
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> Title: New 17.0 profiles in the Gentoo repository
> Author: Andreas K. Hüttel <dilfri...@gentoo.org>
> Posted: xxxxxxx
> Revision: 1
> News-Item-Format: 2.0
> Display-If-Installed: >=sys-devel/gcc-6.4.0
> We have just added a new set of profiles with release version 17.0
> to the Gentoo repository. These bring two changes:
> 1) The default C++ language version for applications is now C++14.
>    This change is mostly relevant to Gentoo developers. It also
>    means, however, that compilers earlier than GCC 6 are masked 
>    and not supported for use as a system compiler anymore. Feel 
>    free to unmask them if you need them for specific applications.
> 2) Where supported, GCC will now build position-independent
>    executables (PIE) by default. This improves the overall
>    security fingerprint. The switch from non-PIE to PIE binaries,
>    however, requires some steps by users, as detailed below.
> Please consider switching from your current 13.0 profile to the
> corresponding 17.0 profile soon after GCC-6.4.0 has been 
> stabilized on your architecture. The 13.0 profiles will be deprecated 
> and removed in the near future.
> Switching involves the following steps: 
> If not already done,
> * Use gcc-config to select gcc-6.4.0 or later as system compiler
> * Re-source /etc/profile:
>     . /etc/profile
> * Re-emerge libtool

Could anyone with enough knowledge finally give a look to the patched vapier
provided in https://bugs.gentoo.org/88596 but never got committed?


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