RELRO in a BSD


John Marino has added support for RELRO in DragonFly, which makes it the first BSD to have it.  That’s great news!  What is it?  Apparently a guard against memory corruption or overflow in the linker.  His commit message gives better details.

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  1. Zoey4ever says:

    If you want to score another first time in *BSD (heck, IIRC even Linux doesn’t have it), add CTR support to the padlock kernel driver :)

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