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Date: Sun, 5 Aug 2012 17:46:25 -0400
From: Rich Felker <>
Subject: Re: noexecstack

On Sun, Aug 05, 2012 at 11:35:36PM +0200, Daniel Cegiełka wrote:
> Vasily Kulikov published a patch for nonexecutable stack for glibc in Owl.
> Should we support this in the musl?

Yes, but there should be a way to do it without putting ugly stuff
like this in every single asm file. Why isn't there a command-line
option to the assembler to do it? Or a way to do it globally with

Better yet, why is executable stack even still supported by Linux at


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