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Re: How to package execute-on-stack programs?



johnsonm redhat com ("Michael K. Johnson") writes:

> [... Disabling execshield for certain binaries ...]
> If you build something with gas directly, you can pass the --execstack
> option to gas; otherwise, use the compiler argument -Wa,--execstack to
> tell the compiler to tell gas to request an executable stack.

Thanks. Have I to do this for every source-file, or just once for each
binary?  What is with the '-z execstack' option for ld?


> Alternatively, if you have assembler sources, you can also add .section
> .note.GNU-stack,"x"; .previous to the assembler source; that's what the
> --execstack option does.

Have I to be carefully when executing 'strip -R.note' on such binaries?



Enrico




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