Re: 2nd Linux kernel patch to remove stack exec

Systemkennung Linux (
Sun, 13 Apr 1997 14:43:03 +0200 (MET DST)


> About GCC trampolines -- yes, there is a problem, but in reality it turns
> out to be quite easy to solve; also, nested functions, and especially
> those which address gets passed somewhere else, are not common in real
> world applications -- one of the reasons is that it's a GNU C extension.

Objective C uses trampolines, also. GNU libc 2.0 uses trampolines ...

Admited trampolines are a stupid idea because their performance sucks
on many architectures.