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From: Simon Wright <>
Subject: Re: Warning: requires executable stack...
Date: Fri, 28 Apr 2023 08:26:17 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)

reinert <> writes:

> ...../.config/alire/cache/dependencies/gnat_native_12.2.1_11f3b811/bin/../lib/gcc/x86_64-pc-linux-gnu/12.2.0/../../../../x86_64-pc-linux-gnu/bin/ld:
> warning: kobio0.o: requires executable stack (because the
> .note.GNU-stack section is executable)

Creating executable code on the stack is one way of getting malicious
code past virus checkers. Modern OSs will prevent this approach.

So far as I know, GNAT will only do this to implement "trampolines", but see

  reply	other threads:[~2023-04-28  7:26 UTC|newest]

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2023-04-28  5:38 Warning: requires executable stack reinert
2023-04-28  7:26 ` Simon Wright [this message]
2023-04-28 10:04   ` reinert
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