Re: [PATCH] Parameter-controlled mmap/stack randomization

From: Arjan van de Ven
Date: Mon May 22 2006 - 21:04:43 EST

On Mon, 2006-05-22 at 12:31 -0400, John Richard Moser wrote:
> It is still possible that ARCH_STACK_RANDOM_BITS_DEFAULT breaks things.
> The current kernel default broke emacs at first I heard;

hearsay.. where did you hear this and what exact randomization was this?

> I believe we
> started with 64KiB of stack randomization and then upped it to 8MiB when
> emacs was fixed.

this is new information to me, I find this really really hard to believe
as true but maybe you have information I don't have...

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