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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 09:44:26AM -0500, Brad Spengler wrote:
> > > 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.

Debian includes PaX, which is not necessarily the same thing.

> Is there someone else that is more concerned with fixing problems than 
> being an asshole that I can talk to about this problem?

If you aren't interested in being civil, I'm certainly not interested
in helping you.  You haven't given a convincing reason for glibc to
change, only for the applications to be fixed.  Have you filed bugs on
the affected libraries?

Daniel Jacobowitz
CodeSourcery, LLC

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