DragonFly kernel List (threaded) for 2003-09
Re: Anyone protecting the stack?
Pedro Giffuni wrote:
: I posted this to freebsd-hackers and everyone seemed to agree it was
: extremely interesting and that it had to be done, but AFAICT no one is
: doing the tough work. JIC anyone here is interested I repost the link to
: NetBSD's commit log:
Hmm, is this just the pmap mappings that are made non executable
if supported by hardware? Well, aside from the pmap parts, I am
not sure we really want this...
... I am understanding right and per the research I have done
previously on non-exec stacks, it seems JIT compilers and the
new Perl interpreter do not support this, although, I maybe a
little outdated on this information.
If it can be done without harming any functionality, it will be