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Re: Useless stack randomization patch

To: Franck Bui-Huu <vagabon.xyz@gmail.com>
Subject: Re: Useless stack randomization patch
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>
Date: Thu, 27 Sep 2007 15:57:12 +0100
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On Wed, Sep 26, 2007 at 05:20:10PM +0200, Franck Bui-Huu wrote:

> Ralf Baechle wrote:
> > On Wed, Sep 26, 2007 at 04:10:14PM +0200, Franck Bui-Huu wrote:
> > I suppose we should give it a sane definition.  Not sure what would be
> > useful, if it should be like an ASCII string with the processor type or
> > more corse grained like just "mips32r2", should ASEs be mentioned ...
> > 
> 
> Well before giving any sane definition, shouldn't we know why this
> dependency (ELF_PLATFORM/sp-randomization) exists at all...
> 
> Is something like the patch below better ?

Yes, I think that makes more sense.

  Ralf

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