Date: Wed, 12 Feb 2020 08:13:12 -0600 From: "A. Wilcox" <awilfox@...lielinux.org> To: musl@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: execvp() behaviour with unrecognized file header On 12/02/2020 07:54, Alexander Scherbatiy wrote: > Hello, > > execvp() works differently on Linux Alpine and Ubuntu if it is called > with a file which does not contain a proper shebang line. The file is > executed on Ubuntu. It results to ENOEXEC error on Linux Alpine. > > man execvp on Ubuntu has description: "If the header of a file isn't > recognized (the attempted execve(2) failed with the error ENOEXEC), > these functions will execute the shell (/bin/sh) with the path of the > file as its first argument." > > Does execvp() from musl behaves differently by purpose in this case? This has been discussed before on this list: https://www.openwall.com/lists/musl/2018/03/09/1 Since this is non-conformant to POSIX, Adélie integrated quinq's patch: https://code.foxkit.us/adelie/musl/commit/16cbbea8e97d08e0fc6e9ccda0cf8b6e87ed6b82 Best, --arw -- A. Wilcox (awilfox) Project Lead, Adélie Linux https://www.adelielinux.org Download attachment "signature.asc" of type "application/pgp-signature" (834 bytes)
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