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Re: PaX mprotect now on for amd64

On May 19, 12:26am, (Tobias Nygren) wrote:
-- Subject: Re: PaX mprotect now on for amd64

| On Sun, 15 May 2016 12:29:16 +0200
| Kamil Rytarowski <> wrote:
| > On 15.05.2016 10:22, David Brownlee wrote:
| > > Would it make sense to (possibly optionally) integrate this into
| > > pkgsrc builds for at least java? (the paxctl +m call)
| > 
| > It makes sense, it has been already done for editors/emacs24 (but for
| > the +a option).
| I'm also having trouble with nodejs and firefox segfaulting from this.
| I bet there are many other packages yet to be discovered to be broken.
| We need to invent some better way to deal with this than how it was
| done for emacs.

I can't think of a better way. If you need to mmap with both write and
execute, you are special.


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