Date: Tue, 22 Oct 2002 20:03:07 -0400 From: "Bill Jaeger" <wlj@...erNook.net> To: <owl-users@...ts.openwall.com> Subject: Re: java Hmmm...I'm not sure that the FAQ you cited is correct. We've used non-chstk'd flavors of Sun's JDK (v1.2.x and v1.3.x) for about two years on openwall/hap-enhanced kernels with the non-executable user stack option enabled. We haven't run into any problems with doing so. -Bill > -----Original Message----- > From: Solar Designer [mailto:solar@...nwall.com] > Sent: Tuesday, October 22, 2002 7:22 PM > To: owl-users@...ts.openwall.com > Subject: Re: java > > > On Tue, Oct 22, 2002 at 04:22:24PM +0300, Kagan Kongar wrote: > > > > Any success running java apps on Owl? > > I know that people do, in particular with Oracle installs. We have one > at DataForce, I think with three different versions of JDK for different > components of Oracle (not an Owl-specific problem). I didn't install > it myself, so don't know all details. > > Also note this FAQ entry for the kernel patch (if you're using it and > have enabled the non-executable user stack option): > > Q: Are any applications known to require executable stack and/or the > traditional default mmap() address? > A: Yes. JDK 1.3 and XFree86 4.0.1 (only with the commercial > nVidia GeForce > drivers) have been reported to not work unless chstk'ed. Many Win32 > applications and DLL's (such as video codecs) are non-relocateable and > must be loaded at their default address which mustn't be already taken > by the shared libraries of a Linux application such as Wine or MPlayer. > Simply chstk'ing the "wine" and "mplayer" binaries solves this problem. > > -- > /sd >
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