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Tue Aug 23 20:27:14 2005 UTC (9 years, 3 months ago) by agriffis
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stable on ia64
(Portage version: 2.0.51.22-r2)

1 # ChangeLog for sys-apps/paxctl
2 # Copyright 2000-2005 Gentoo Foundation; Distributed under the GPL v2
3 # $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo-x86/sys-apps/paxctl/ChangeLog,v 1.11 2005/06/13 21:29:30 kevquinn Exp $
4
5 23 Aug 2005; Aron Griffis <agriffis@gentoo.org> paxctl-0.3.ebuild:
6 stable on ia64
7
8 *paxctl-0.3-r1 (13 Jun 2005)
9
10 13 Jun 2005; Kevin F. Quinn <kevquinn@gentoo.org>
11 +files/paxctl-0.3-error-codes.patch, +paxctl-0.3-r1.ebuild:
12 - return EXIT_FAILURE when paxctl fails to do as requested
13
14 10 Jun 2005; <solar@gentoo.org> paxctl-0.3.ebuild:
15 - stable on x86/ppc/amd64
16
17 *paxctl-0.3 (03 May 2005)
18
19 03 May 2005; <solar@gentoo.org> +paxctl-0.3.ebuild:
20 - new paxctl release. new version includes ability to reuse/rename existing
21 unneeded program header into PT_PAX_FLAGS
22
23 01 Apr 2005; Aron Griffis <agriffis@gentoo.org> paxctl-0.2.ebuild:
24 stable on ia64
25
26 17 Mar 2005; Daniel Ostrow <dostrow@gentoo.org> paxctl-0.2.ebuild:
27 ~ppc64 for testing
28
29 22 Jul 2004; <solar@gentoo.org> paxctl-0.2.ebuild:
30 marked paxctl stable on x86 now that min-version binutils is in stable
31
32 21 Jul 2004; Travis Tilley <lv@gentoo.org> paxctl-0.2.ebuild:
33 stable on amd64
34
35 30 Jun 2004; Aron Griffis <agriffis@gentoo.org> paxctl-0.2.ebuild:
36 sync IUSE (missing), glibc -> libc
37
38 *paxctl-0.2 (18 Feb 2004)
39
40 18 Feb 2004; <solar@gentoo.org> :
41 This is paxctl for controlling PaX flags on a per binary basis. PaX
42 is an intrusion prevention system that provides the best protection
43 mechanisms against memory corruption bugs. Some applications are not
44 compatible with certain features (due to design or bad engineering)
45 and therefore they have to be exempted from certain enforcements. It
46 is also possible to use PaX in soft mode where none of the protection
47 mechanisms are active by default - here paxctl can be used to turn
48 them on for selected programs (e.g., network daemons, programs that
49 process network data such as mail clients, web browsers, etc).
50
51 PaX and paxctl work on ELF executables, both of the standard ET_EXEC
52 and the newer ET_DYN kind (older PaX releases referred to the latter
53 as ET_DYN executables, these days they are called Position Independent
54 Executables or PIEs for short).

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