Re: [PATCH v3 3/3] MIPS: set stack/data protection as non-executable

From: Christoph Lameter
Date: Fri Dec 05 2014 - 14:44:14 EST

On Fri, 5 Dec 2014, David Daney wrote:

> The problem is not with "modern" executables that are properly annotated with
> My objection is to the intentional breaking of old executables that have no
> PT_GNU_STACK annotation, but require an executable stack. Since we usually
> try not to break userspace, we cannot merge a patch like this one.

How old are these and how many are still around? Can the annotation be
added with a tool?

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