[Mono-list] Mono pageexec problem

Paolo Molaro lupus@ximian.com
Mon, 26 Aug 2002 15:37:18 +0200

On 08/24/02 Fawad Halim wrote:
> 	I am running mono under a grsecurity patched Linux kernel. Mono seems
> to die when pageexec is enabled. If I do
> chpax -p /usr/local/bin/mono
> on it, it works perfectly. Is this a known issue (or a non-issue)?

Does pageexec disable the execute permissions on memory returned by
brk() (malloc)?
There are a few places where we generate native code and store it in
malloced memory: we'll need to allocate it with mmap(), but I must say
that it's not a priority for us to fix it. We accept patches, though:-)


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