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Re: tcpdump: drop privileges by default?
On Wed, Sep 09, 2009 at 09:06:14PM -0400, Elad Efrat wrote:
> Performance is something we can let people "give up on" (even more so
> once we have numbers) -- what stability issues are you referring to
> though? (what I mention above?)
The performance issues for systems with virtual caches are severe. But
do we even support ASLR on any systems like that? I am less concerned
about register pressure on x86 but we should measure -- this is a generic
PIC/PIE issue, not anything specific to ASLR.
Thor Lancelot Simon
"Even experienced UNIX users occasionally enter rm *.* at the UNIX
prompt only to realize too late that they have removed the wrong
segment of the directory structure." - Microsoft WSS whitepaper
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