Re: stack protection
On Thu, Aug 21, 2003 at 09:39:53AM +0200, Xavier Roche wrote:
> Note that some options are sometimes incompatible with some packages:
> restrictions on kmem ('Deny writing to /dev/kmem, /dev/mem, and
> /dev/port') prevent lm_sensors from working properly with my server. But
"cat /dev/zero > /dev/mem" is a feature and not a bug, but today
more and more people disagree.
<cite Doug Gwin>
UNIX was not designed to stop you from doing stupid things,
because that would also stop you from doing clever things.