Re: security warning

Frank Sweetser (rasmusin@WPI.EDU)
Tue, 16 Dec 1997 13:00:44 -0500

==> Regarding Re: security warning; Jon Lewis <> adds:

jlewis> What applications break? I've heard lots of warnings of
jlewis> "applications will break", but not actually experienced any. The
jlewis> same can be said for the non-executable stack patch. I know it may
jlewis> cause problems with libc6, but as long as I'm using libc5, the

well, I've been using the no-exe stack patch for about a month now, with
glibc, and have yet to find a single app that hasn't worked because of it.

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