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Re: 2nd Linux kernel patch to remove stack exec
From: linux () MAILHOST UNI-KOBLENZ DE (Systemkennung Linux)
Date: Sun, 13 Apr 1997 14:43:03 +0200


Hi,

About GCC trampolines -- yes, there is a problem, but in reality it turns
out to be quite easy to solve; also, nested functions, and especially
those which address gets passed somewhere else, are not common in real
world applications -- one of the reasons is that it's a GNU C extension.

Objective C uses trampolines, also.  GNU libc 2.0 uses trampolines ...

Admited trampolines are a stupid idea because their performance sucks
on many architectures.

  Ralf



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