Subject: Re: a.out dynamic libraries
To: Bill Sommerfeld <>
From: Todd Vierling <tv@NetBSD.ORG>
List: tech-toolchain
Date: 05/25/1998 11:37:37
On Mon, 25 May 1998, Bill Sommerfeld wrote:

: What if you:
: 	a) mark shared libraries with execute permission..
: 	b) don't give execute permission on system logfiles.. ( :-) )
: 	c) set VTEXT on executable files mapped with PROT_EXEC protections.

I have one better:  use the sticky bit, which currently means nothing on
plain files (contrary to what the sticky manpage attempts to say).

-- Todd Vierling (Personal; Bus.