[PATCH] ntdll: Handle executable file mappings from noexec filesystems

Scott Ritchie scott at open-vote.org
Fri Dec 10 16:05:08 CST 2010

On 12/10/2010 06:44 AM, Alexandre Julliard wrote:
> Marcus Meissner <meissner at suse.de> writes:
>> At least map_file will copy the stuff into a new anon mapping and so make
>> it work. quake2 at least runs fully from a "noexec" mounted USB stick.
> That should be considered a bug. If you mount it noexec it's because you
> don't trust the code that it may contain...

Should we consider doing this for individual binary files as well?
Stock (non-PPA) Ubuntu already forces this through a front-end script,
but I shudder to think how many existing setups we might break with the
change since apps are not executable by default (unless installed by
Wine, thankfully).

Scott Ritchie

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