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SubjectRe: Non-Exec stack patches

On Tue, 23 Mar 2004, Andrew Morton wrote:

> Now, what should the kernel do if the executable requests
> EXSTACK_DISABLE_X but the kernel cannot do that? Is it not a bit
> misleading/dangerous to permit the executable to run anyway?

it's not really a problem. We already ignore the !X bit on x86.

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