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SubjectRe: [announce] [patch] NX (No eXecute) support for x86, 2.6.7-rc2-bk2
On Fri, Jun 04, 2004 at 06:37:54PM +0200, Arjan van de Ven wrote:
> Fedora makes the heap non executable too; it only broke X which has it's own
> shared library loader (which btw had all the right mprotects in place, just
> ifdef'd for freebsd, ia64 and a few other architectures that default to
> non-executable heap, so we just added x86(-64) to that)

Maybe you should just call mprotect always to be safe? :) OTOH I guess
the world would end if a X release had less ifdefs than the previous one..
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