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From: Mike Frysinger <vapier@g.o>
Subject: Re: Re: Bleeding edge hardened-sources: move PaX markings from ELF to Extended Attributes
Date: Wed, 7 Dec 2011 20:58:15 -0500
On Wednesday 07 December 2011 20:45:28 Duncan wrote:
> (1) Tail-packing.

ext4 will be doing something similar:
	http://lwn.net/Articles/469805/

although i don't find the overhead w/out tail packing to be a deal breaker

> (3) The kernel folks don't screw with it as much as they do ext*.
> Reference the infamous ext3 data=writeback period during which reiserfs
> stayed safely data=ordered.  I know people on ext3 that were wondering
> why they were losing data during that period, until I explained the
> situation and they switched to explicit data=ordered.

i have no sympathy for broken userspace code
-mike
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