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Re: ASLR breaks cygwin
- From: Corinna Vinschen <corinna-cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Fri, 7 Jun 2013 09:56:32 +0200
- Subject: Re: ASLR breaks cygwin
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- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
On Jun 6 15:43, Larry Hall (Cygwin) wrote:
> On 6/6/2013 1:27 PM, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> >On Jun 6 11:06, Warren Young wrote:
> >>On 6/6/2013 10:52, Dan Kegel wrote:
> >>>I wonder if we could get them to recognize the parent-child
> >>>relationship somehow, and keep the same address space
> >>>in the child.
> >>>Just kidding. Hell would sooner freeze over.
> >>I don't know about that. For a long time, they had a bigger
> >>conflict of interest with Cygwin due to SFU/SUA/Interix and the
> >>POSIX subsystem. They announced SUA's doom a couple of years ago
> >>and the need for a separate native POSIX API is gone. I even
> >>recall reading on this list that Microsoft now recommends Cygwin, at
> >>least unofficially.
> >>Perhaps Microsoft now has some incentive to create a native fork(2)
> >>like call in their OS that Cygwin could use. (Or something close
> >>enough, like Linux's clone(2).)
> >The problem is not the call. Such a call exists, since Vista even
> >one with very simple usage. The problem is that this call has
> >been created for SUA, and some Win32 libs as well as the console
> >subsystem don't work with this call because there never have been
> >made provisions for a fork call in the Win32 libs. Chances for
> >a change are rather low.
> So I should put away my ice-skates and pitchforks? Wait, was that
> a pun? ;-)
Sorry, I don't get the ice-skates pun.
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