Re: trampolines

Matei Conovici (
Tue, 15 Apr 1997 17:51:47 +0300 (EET DST)

> A trampoline is a small piece of code that is copied onto the stack.

I figured that, but what's the use for it ? I am trying to find reasons on why
a process' stack segment should be executable, apart from "it breaks a lot
of programs if it isn't" ;)

What are they exactly used for (and possibly why)?

> Ralf