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Franck Bui-Huu wrote:
> We started stack inside page randomization through commit
> 941091024ef0f2f7e09eb81201d293ac18833cc8 but it currently does nothing
> usefull because ELF_PLATFORM is not defined on MIPS (see
> fs/binfm_elf.c, create_elf_tables() for details).
> I tried several times to get information on lkml about that dependency
> but unfortunately I got no answer.
> I'm not sure how ELF_PLATFORM is used by ld.so and I don't think it's
> a good idea to define it just for enabling stack randomization.
> What do you think ?
I think you mean this in specific:
"/* This yields a string that ld.so will use to load implementation
specific libraries for optimization. This is more specific in
intent than poking at uname or /proc/cpuinfo.
For the moment, we have only optimizations for the Intel generations,
but that could change... */
#define ELF_PLATFORM (NULL)"
Mr Markus Gothe
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