Re: [RFC] "Text file busy" when overwriting libraries

From: Alexander Viro (
Date: Mon Oct 15 2001 - 06:57:47 EST

On Mon, 15 Oct 2001, Alan Cox wrote:

> Which is mostly useless anyway since anyone can write an ld-linux that
> doesn't check providing the binary is readable. noexec is basically a weird
> ancient unixism that is usless.

Anyone can write it, but what the hell will he do without write access to
any place that wouldn't be mounted noexec? Environment can be restricted
even if you give them shell...

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