loader: Mark the stack as executable if possible.

Marcus Meissner marcus at jet.franken.de
Thu Nov 16 13:24:47 CST 2006

On Thu, Nov 16, 2006 at 09:38:27AM +0100, Alexandre Julliard wrote:
> Mike McCormack <mike at codeweavers.com> writes:
> > I think this is a classic case of forcing programmer indecision on the
> > user.  Most users will not be able to answer such a question properly,
> > so they'll end up clicking yes anyway.
> >
> > Microsoft has done the correct thing by not forcing this on the
> > user. If the question can't be answered automatically, the default
> > should be what works for everything.
> My impression from reading MSDN is that Windows pops up a message box
> too, but I don't have a way of confirming this. And I'm not convinced
> that "make everything work and ignore security" is the right default,
> we all know how well this worked for Windows.

I tried the XnView example on my Windows XP and it just started the
program without any questions or messageboxes.

Ciao, Marcus

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