On Sun, Jul 31, 2005 at 04:27:16PM -0700, Dave Roberts wrote:
On Sun, 2005-07-31 at 19:46 +0200, Arjan van de Ven wrote:
> > . That it, they seem independent, but most of the
> > documentation on exec-shield I have seen seems to suggest that turning
> > off exec-shield should turn off just about everything and leave you with
> > a pretty standard system, ala the pre-exec-shield days. Is that no
> > longer true?
> well.. randomisation is now merged upstream....
I'm not sure I understand. So that means "yes, they are now
So assuming that's the case, what does the kernel look for in
determining whether to turn of randomization on a per-binary basis?
Nowhere.. it's on for everything. The theory is that randomisation doesn't
do anything "odd" at all that couldn't happen otherwise. (by for example
upgrading a few libraries or so)
So I'd like to get to the bottom of why this app is breaking