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Re: PaX on Debian

At Mon, 26 Jul 2004 15:38:37 -0400,
John Richard Moser wrote:
> |>:  Tags added: fixed-upstream Request was from GOTO Masanori
> |>:  <gotom@debian.or.jp> to control@bugs.debian.org. Full text available.
> |>
> |>Fixed in upstream.  Either use an updated glibc in the next debian
> |>release (I know there's no way you're going to suddenly shift STABLE to
> |>PaX/pie/ssp, and I'm even going to recommend AGAINST that due to
> |>Debian's development model), or backport the changes to whatever glibc
> |>you use.
> |
> |
> | The plan is to backport changes; I was hoping to make the next (debian)
> | glibc release, but no one else seems interested in fixing the bug, and
> | I'm lacking free time right now.
> |
> Check to see if someone else did it.  I know it works on Gentoo, for a
> few months now; but I don't know if it's just a newer version of glibc
> or if there was also a backport for some of the older versions.  I'm
> using 2.3.4 pre-relases of glibc, so obviously I'm on a fixed version,
> not an old one with a backported patch.

Is this VSYSCALL issue?  I guess we can backport it without large
obstacle, but I have no spare time within a few days to work this bug
because there're a lot of other remained stuff.  But I also think it's
good idea to fix this bug before releasing sarge.

-- gotom

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