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Re: Grsec/PaX and Exec-shield

Peter Busser <peter@adamantix.org> writes:

> > I volunteered to make a package for exec-shield because it meets
> > the Debian criteria, I have time to do it, and it interests me.
> > PaX would take much more time so I can't do it.
> You cannot do it or you don't want to do it? In fact, anyone can do
> it Russell, I'm pretty sure even you can do it:
> apt-get install kernel-source-2.4.22
> cd /usr/src
> tar xvfj kernel-source-2.4.22
> cd kernel-source-2.4.22
> wget http://pageexec.virtualave.net/pax-linux-2.4.22-200310051430.patch
> patch -p1 < pax-linux-2.4.22-200310051430.patch
> And now you can make menuconfig etc. Now, that wasn't too difficult,
> right?

If this is your idea of maintaining a package, I am glad that you are
not a Debian developer. I hope you take better care in putting
together Adamantix, otherwise I pity the poor souls who use it and
believe it is "Trusted"...


P.S.: Why does everyone attack Russell these days? Seems to me like
the field of Linux security is populated by lots of trolls.

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