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SubjectRe: TASK_UNMAPPED_BASE & stack location
>> Is there any good reason we can't remove TASK_UNMAPPED_BASE, and just
>> shove libraries directly above the program text? Red Hat seems to have
>> patches to dynamically tune it on a per-processes basis anyway ...
>>
>> Moreover, can we put the stack back where it's meant to be, below the
>> program text, in that wasted 128MB of virtual space? Who really wants
>> > 128MB of stack anyway (and can't fix their app)?
>
> That space is NULL pointer trap zone. NULL pointer trapping -> good.

128Mb of it? The bottom page, or even a few Mb, sure ...
but 128Mb seems somewhat excessive ...

M.

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