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Revision 1.9 - (hide annotations) (download)
Wed May 4 00:58:08 2005 UTC (8 years, 11 months ago) by solar
Branch: MAIN
Changes since 1.8: +7 -1 lines
- new paxctl release. new version includes ability to reuse/rename existing unneeded program header into PT_PAX_FLAGS
(Portage version: 2.0.51.21)

1 solar 1.1 # ChangeLog for sys-apps/paxctl
2 dostrow 1.7 # Copyright 2000-2005 Gentoo Foundation; Distributed under the GPL v2
3 solar 1.9 # $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo-x86/sys-apps/paxctl/ChangeLog,v 1.8 2005/04/01 16:59:08 agriffis Exp $
4    
5     *paxctl-0.3 (03 May 2005)
6    
7     03 May 2005; <solar@gentoo.org> +paxctl-0.3.ebuild:
8     - new paxctl release. new version includes ability to reuse/rename existing
9     unneeded program header into PT_PAX_FLAGS
10 agriffis 1.8
11     01 Apr 2005; Aron Griffis <agriffis@gentoo.org> paxctl-0.2.ebuild:
12     stable on ia64
13 dostrow 1.7
14     17 Mar 2005; Daniel Ostrow <dostrow@gentoo.org> paxctl-0.2.ebuild:
15     ~ppc64 for testing
16 solar 1.6
17     22 Jul 2004; <solar@gentoo.org> paxctl-0.2.ebuild:
18     marked paxctl stable on x86 now that min-version binutils is in stable
19 lv 1.5
20     21 Jul 2004; Travis Tilley <lv@gentoo.org> paxctl-0.2.ebuild:
21     stable on amd64
22 agriffis 1.4
23     30 Jun 2004; Aron Griffis <agriffis@gentoo.org> paxctl-0.2.ebuild:
24     sync IUSE (missing), glibc -> libc
25 aliz 1.2
26     *paxctl-0.2 (18 Feb 2004)
27 solar 1.1
28     18 Feb 2004; <solar@gentoo.org> :
29     This is paxctl for controlling PaX flags on a per binary basis. PaX
30     is an intrusion prevention system that provides the best protection
31     mechanisms against memory corruption bugs. Some applications are not
32     compatible with certain features (due to design or bad engineering)
33     and therefore they have to be exempted from certain enforcements. It
34     is also possible to use PaX in soft mode where none of the protection
35     mechanisms are active by default - here paxctl can be used to turn
36     them on for selected programs (e.g., network daemons, programs that
37     process network data such as mail clients, web browsers, etc).
38    
39     PaX and paxctl work on ELF executables, both of the standard ET_EXEC
40     and the newer ET_DYN kind (older PaX releases referred to the latter
41     as ET_DYN executables, these days they are called Position Independent
42     Executables or PIEs for short).

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