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SubjectRe: Capabilities done right [diff against 2.3.1]

On 20-May-99 Uwe Ohse wrote:
> jeremy@goop.org wrote:
>
>>Everything is generally jammed together, so there's not much space to
>>manoever.
>>Its easy enough to add new code - just add a new loadable segment - but
>>adding
>>to the ctor table is harder. There's two approaches:
>
> 3. modify ld.so to look for that capatability notes sections and act
> accordingly.

Yep, that would work. Relies on dynamic linking though, and people tend to
make (some) security-sensitive programs statically linked.

J

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