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SubjectRe: Unexecutable Stack / Buffer Overflow Exploits...
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Dan Hollis <goemon@sasami.anime.net> said:
> On Wed, 29 Dec 1999, Horst von Brand wrote:
> > If you want to install it, go right ahead: this is free software in a free
> > world. It might help you some for some time, but does _not_ help everybody,
> > at least not in the long run.

> Thats why it should be a kernel *option*. Then everyone can enable it
> except you.

That's why it should stay a separate patch: If you want it, you get
it. When it gets useless, there is no pain in dropping it.
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Dr. Horst H. von Brand mailto:vonbrand@inf.utfsm.cl
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Universidad Tecnica Federico Santa Maria +56 32 654239
Casilla 110-V, Valparaiso, Chile Fax: +56 32 797513

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