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    James Sutherland <jas88@cam.ac.uk> said:
    > On Sun, 23 Jul 2000, Horst von Brand wrote:

    [...]

    > > Yep. It should also carefully check that those damn ELF thingies being
    > > thrown at the CPU better contain valid code!

    > It does. How do you think the kernel works around CPU bugs - replicate
    > nanites to rewire the CPU?

    Please show me where Linux checks every byte of an executable before
    running it to make sure it doesn't f00f or coma your CPU.
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