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This is paxctl for controlling PaX flags on a per binary basis. PaX
is an intrusion prevention system that provides the best protection
mechanisms against memory corruption bugs. Some applications are not
compatible with certain features (due to design or bad engineering)
and therefore they have to be exempted from certain enforcements. It
is also possible to use PaX in soft mode where none of the protection
mechanisms are active by default - here paxctl can be used to turn
them on for selected programs (e.g., network daemons, programs that
process network data such as mail clients, web browsers, etc).

PaX and paxctl work on ELF executables, both of the standard ET_EXEC
and the newer ET_DYN kind (older PaX releases referred to the latter
as ET_DYN executables, these days they are called Position Independent
Executables or PIEs for short). (Manifest recommit)

1 solar 1.2 MD5 b333e13fc098415f8ebd51564c690bbd paxctl-0.2.ebuild 728
2 solar 1.1 MD5 9a09f8d531c582e78977dbfd96edc1f2 metadata.xml 164
3 solar 1.2 MD5 9778c35b47b6bf6a86bc8ce597b163ae ChangeLog 1128
4 solar 1.1 MD5 7cd8adc34a7c0e7b400dcd24793ff4cf files/digest-paxctl-0.2 60

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