[ubuntu-hardened] [16.04 LTS] Why Linux kernel is compiled using "-fstack-protector-all" option, instead of previously used "strong" variant?

Seth Arnold seth.arnold at canonical.com
Fri Sep 22 19:31:13 UTC 2017

On Fri, Sep 22, 2017 at 11:16:28AM -0700, Steve Beattie wrote:
> This is actually an interesting question.

I'll say, this is far more involved than I expected!

> Note that +V=1 at the end, the buildd environment has apparently
> changed/updated to set that variable. We can see that the launchpad
> build environments differed in the builds:

Here's an email announcing the change of builder environment variables:

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