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Revision 1.8 - (show annotations) (download)
Fri Apr 1 16:59:08 2005 UTC (9 years, 5 months ago) by agriffis
Branch: MAIN
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stable on ia64
(Portage version: 2.0.51.19)

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 1.7 2005/03/17 06:05:32 dostrow Exp $
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5 01 Apr 2005; Aron Griffis <agriffis@gentoo.org> paxctl-0.2.ebuild:
6 stable on ia64
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8 17 Mar 2005; Daniel Ostrow <dostrow@gentoo.org> paxctl-0.2.ebuild:
9 ~ppc64 for testing
10
11 22 Jul 2004; <solar@gentoo.org> paxctl-0.2.ebuild:
12 marked paxctl stable on x86 now that min-version binutils is in stable
13
14 21 Jul 2004; Travis Tilley <lv@gentoo.org> paxctl-0.2.ebuild:
15 stable on amd64
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17 30 Jun 2004; Aron Griffis <agriffis@gentoo.org> paxctl-0.2.ebuild:
18 sync IUSE (missing), glibc -> libc
19
20 *paxctl-0.2 (18 Feb 2004)
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22 18 Feb 2004; <solar@gentoo.org> :
23 This is paxctl for controlling PaX flags on a per binary basis. PaX
24 is an intrusion prevention system that provides the best protection
25 mechanisms against memory corruption bugs. Some applications are not
26 compatible with certain features (due to design or bad engineering)
27 and therefore they have to be exempted from certain enforcements. It
28 is also possible to use PaX in soft mode where none of the protection
29 mechanisms are active by default - here paxctl can be used to turn
30 them on for selected programs (e.g., network daemons, programs that
31 process network data such as mail clients, web browsers, etc).
32
33 PaX and paxctl work on ELF executables, both of the standard ET_EXEC
34 and the newer ET_DYN kind (older PaX releases referred to the latter
35 as ET_DYN executables, these days they are called Position Independent
36 Executables or PIEs for short).

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