Allow compiling with -fPIE -pie

Jeroen van Meeuwen (Kolab Systems) vanmeeuwen at
Thu Oct 28 09:59:28 EDT 2010

Ralf Haferkamp wrote:
> Hi,
> please consider including the attached a patch against the current git
> master branch that allows for build cyrus with -fPIE on system that
> support it.
> This will result in "Position Independent Executables" which provide
> addtional security by allowing the resulting executable to be loaded
> to a random address. Making certain security attacks harder to perform.

I'm in favor, +1.

Kind regards,

Jeroen van Meeuwen
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