[OpenWrt-Devel] Missing 'noexecstack' in uClibc MIPS builds

Felix Fietkau nbd at openwrt.org
Fri Oct 3 13:24:18 EDT 2014

On 2014-10-03 19:14, Catalin Patulea wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 1, 2014 at 6:42 PM, Andrew McDonnell
> <bugs at andrewmcdonnell.net> wrote:
>> It seems that OpenWRT sets the relevant flag to require uClibc to build with
>> NOEXECSTACK set. This is good.  (For one introduction to NOEXECSTACK, see
>> http://wiki.gentoo.org/wiki/Hardened/GNU_stack_quickstart )
> Does anything actually enforce NX on MIPS?
There are MIPS CPUs that support it, but my guess is that most of our
MIPS targets don't have any hardware support for it.

- Felix
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