[Ffmpeg-devel] One fascinating read
Thu Apr 27 17:40:59 CEST 2006
On Thu, Apr 27, 2006 at 03:11:34AM +0200, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> very few libs and applications need an executeable stack (x, openoffice,
> java shit, win32 codecs being some), its trivial to flag these
> the PT_GNU_STACK passing and default of an executeable stack is nothing
> but a PITA and a sechole though iam sure there are advantages
> which outweight this ...
Just for the record, one MPlayer scaler needed a little fixing in that
regard, but doing it doesn't require any real skill.
And most (all?) win32 codecs seem to work fine without executable stack.
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