Subject: Re: PaX MPROTECT (Re: CVS commit: src)
To: YAMAMOTO Takashi <>
From: Elad Efrat <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 05/17/2006 03:24:02
YAMAMOTO Takashi wrote:

> - is it intended to break text relocations?

Yes, I don't intend on handling text relocations. Programs that rely
on them either need to be fixed so they don't or exempted.

> - what's "handle" argument for?

Nothing, it's a leftover. :)

> btw, i don't think pax_mprotect_enabled and pax_mprotect_global are updated
> at all because you are using CTLFLAG_IMMEDIATE.

I thought you had to use CTLFLAG_IMMEDIATE if you wanted the value
passed as qv to be used as the initial value...?


Elad Efrat