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 New binutils versions have introduced a different PLT format (enabled with --secureplt) for alpha and powerpc.  New binutils versions have introduced a different PLT format (enabled with --secureplt) for alpha and powerpc.
   
 This project (for alpha) is to add support for the new PLT formats introduced in binutils 2.17 and gcc4.1 This will require changes to the dynamic loader (ld.elf_so), various assembly headers, and library files.  Milestones:
   
 Support for both the old and new formats in the same invocation will be required.  * This project (for alpha) is to add support for the new PLT formats introduced in binutils 2.17 and gcc4.1 This will require changes to the dynamic loader (ld.elf_so), various assembly headers, and library files.
   * Support for both the old and new formats in the same invocation will be required.
 For all architectures we can improve security by implementing [relro](http://tk-blog.blogspot.com/2009/02/relro-not-so-well-known-memory.html).  * For all architectures we can improve security by implementing [relro](http://tk-blog.blogspot.com/2009/02/relro-not-so-well-known-memory.html).
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