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Re: Removal of unexec support from glibc malloc

From: Daniel Colascione
Subject: Re: Removal of unexec support from glibc malloc
Date: Mon, 18 Jan 2016 11:55:27 -0800
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On 01/18/2016 11:54 AM, Zack Weinberg wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 18, 2016 at 2:47 PM, Daniel Colascione <address@hidden> wrote:
>> As long as the ABI support is there, we can keep using the "separate
>> malloc implementation" even if glibc doesn't cooperate by providing
>> convenient headers to access it.
> Clarification: it will not be possible to link new executables against
> the symbols in question. (This is what a "compat symbol" in glibc is -
> available only to existing binaries, not to new invocations of ld.)

Oh, with a linker script or other hackery, I'm sure I could make it
available to new invocations of ld. It's just bytes.

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