Date: Mon, 29 Sep 2014 22:34:20 -0400 From: Chet Ramey <chet.ramey@...e.edu> To: "Kobrin, Eric" <ekobrin@...mai.com>, "dwheeler@...eeler.com" <dwheeler@...eeler.com> CC: chet.ramey@...e.edu, oss-security <oss-security@...ts.openwall.com>, solar <solar@...nwall.com>, lcamtuf <lcamtuf@...edump.cx>, fweimer <fweimer@...hat.com> Subject: Re: Healing the bash fork On 9/29/14, 6:06 PM, Kobrin, Eric wrote: > What is the motivation to not store executable code (functions) differently from standard variables? What would you use for such a store, considering the environment is the only portable way to pass this information from one process to another in the general case, and support the current set of use cases? -- ``The lyf so short, the craft so long to lerne.'' - Chaucer ``Ars longa, vita brevis'' - Hippocrates Chet Ramey, ITS, CWRU chet@...e.edu http://cnswww.cns.cwru.edu/~chet/
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