Subject: Re: Importing PaX features to NetBSD
To: Elad Efrat <elad@NetBSD.org>
From: James Chacon <jmc@NetBSD.org>
Date: 12/18/2005 17:40:47
On Mon, Dec 19, 2005 at 12:23:17AM +0200, Elad Efrat wrote:
> Pavel Cahyna wrote:
> > Wouldn't it prevent future optimizations of the dynamic linker, which
> > might require constant and known addresses of dynamic libraries? I think
> > IRIX does that (don't know how RelCache was designed, maybe it applies
> > there too).
> Let's leave this decision for the end-user to make.
Since when does the end user design linker optmizations? This is important
to people doing future development work on the system as well.