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And where did the bin version of GCC he or she used to compile that version of GCC come from?

Eventually, somewhere down the chain, you have to have trusted a compiler that wasn't GCC and you probably don't have the source to.




Diff the binaries :)


Which a diff tool you compiled your self, or looking at the hard drive with a magnifying glass?


If they really want to get you they could use a birthday attack?

Since we are talking about checking the compiler that compiles your compiler here.




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