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    SubjectRe: Unexecutable stack
    On Tue, Dec 28, 1999 at 04:36:59PM +0000, John Alvord wrote:
    > One interesting point is that Linus was talking about methods of
    > eliminating the need for trampolining a few weeks ago. That would make
    > a non-executible stack trivial to implement.

    A few years ago, I spent some time trying to remove all of the places where the
    complier implicitly assumes trampolines were allocated on the stack, and after
    a while, I gave up. It would probably take a similar effort from somebody
    familiar with the compiler internals.

    Michael Meissner, Cygnus Solutions
    PMB 198, 174 Littleton Road #3, Westford, Massachusetts 01886
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