** Changed in: gcc-4.8 (Ubuntu)
     Assignee: (unassigned) => Steve Beattie (sbeattie)

** Also affects: gcc-4.8 (Ubuntu Trusty)
   Importance: Undecided
       Status: New

** Changed in: gcc-4.8 (Ubuntu Trusty)
     Assignee: (unassigned) => Steve Beattie (sbeattie)

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  Add amd64/i386 support

Status in gcc-4.8 package in Ubuntu:
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Bug description:
  To mitigate Spectre Variant 2, gcc needs to have retpoline support
  (-mindirect-branch and -mfunction-return arguments on amd64 and i386).

  Packages with this will go into the proposed pockets but need to be
  published in the -security pockets for their respective releases.

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