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Bug#301135: libc6: libacl/libcrypto/libasound all have PT_GNU_STACK enabled on them in glibc 2.3.4-1

On Thu, Mar 24, 2005 at 08:04:14AM -0500, Brad Spengler wrote:
> > Please reply to the bug, not directly to me.
> > 
> > I don't see the point of working around the PaX check in glibc.  The
> > libraries aren't real likely to work if they really require executable
> > stacks.  File bugs on them, not on glibc.
> What do you propose be done then until all the apps in this list (and 
> more) are fixed:
> https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-devel-list/2005-March/msg00459.html

That's not much of a list; I'm not overly concerned.

> I don't know how Debian handles large issues like this, but this is 
> something every package maintainer needs to be aware of quickly.  
> If Debian doesn't act soon, they'll be releasing many advisories of this 
> type:
> http://www.linuxcompatible.org/story41890.html
> and be getting many complaints from PaX users because their system is 
> now unusable.

Guess what?  Debian does not support PaX.

Daniel Jacobowitz
CodeSourcery, LLC

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