Re: JIT emulator needs

From: H. Peter Anvin
Date: Sat Jun 09 2007 - 16:01:00 EST

Albert Cahalan wrote:
> There is an SE Linux execmem restriction that enforces W^X.
> Assuming you don't wish to just disable SE Linux, there are
> two ugly ways around the problem.

This should be fixed in SELinux, or more accurately the SELinux profile.

There is absolutely no other sane option.

Of course, you generally don't need a page to be writable and executable
at the same time, but the overhead of switching can be enormous.

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