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Date: Wed, 3 Oct 2012 11:54:24 -0400
From: Rich Felker <>
Subject: Re: noexecstack

On Mon, Aug 06, 2012 at 11:11:33PM +0200, Kant wrote:
> >> it seems gnu as has an undocumented --noexecstack flag for this
> >>
> >>   gcc -Wa,--noexecstack -c foo.s
> >>
> >> adds the .notes.GNU-stack section
> >
> > So this seems to be the solution. I suspect it will need a configure
> > check for the option being supported. Any other caveats?
> >
> > Rich
> The glibc build is using this. clang also supports this.
> Should be okay to use.

Sorry it took a long time to get this fixed -- I completely forgot it
hadn't been done. Just committed to git. Please let me know if there
are any problems, or if you know of other neglected issues like this


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