[fpc-pascal] Linux elf with signed checksum

Jonas Maebe jonas.maebe at elis.ugent.be
Mon May 28 14:34:43 CEST 2012

On 28 May 2012, at 14:09, ik wrote:

> The second part is more interesting for this subject: It signs a checksum
> of the ELF file, so any change to it will break the checksum.
> It helps you to discover for example root-kits.
> Is it a compiler based signature, or something from the build itself ?

The first google hit I get for BuildID is this page: http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Releases/FeatureBuildId

It explains everything, including the linker option to use (--build-id).


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