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Re: Packages crashing on -current


On Fri, 21 Apr 2017 16:34:33 +0000 wrote:

> Hi,
> mprotect (and ASLR) are security measures that not all pkgsrc packages
> can survive, so some packages had NOT_PAX_MPROTECT_SAFE set for some
> binaries, to disable it.
> However the condition for using NOT_PAX_MPROTECT_SAFE was incorrectly
> only done for NetBSD/amd64.
> The outcome should've been things like (only on -current, stable is
> unaffected as it doesn't have pax mprotect enabled):
> - Firefox crashes
> - Libreoffice segfaults during build
> etc.

Midori ( and likely everything else using webkit ) has a similar problem
- it doesn't crash, but javascript doesn't work until all the mprotect
stuff is disabled.

have fun

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