Small security patches

Pierre A. Humblet
Wed Dec 11 12:55:00 GMT 2002

Christopher Faylor wrote:

> Shouldn't the global symbols be marked as "NO_COPY"?

I am not sure why things are as they are.
These symbols are initialized in do_global_ctors and never change.
Are the constructors running again after a fork? If so, NO_COPY is fine.
It would seem more efficient to copy than to rerun the constructors,
but I probably overlook some factors.


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