[Fedora-packaging] [Fwd: Re: [CMake] cmake does not set execute bit on shared libraries]

Orion Poplawski orion at cora.nwra.com
Mon Apr 9 17:30:27 UTC 2007

Orion Poplawski wrote:
> Some interesting information about the shared library execute bit issue.
> Why is it that we require the execute bit?  I found an old post about it 
> maybe being tied to the kernel protecting overwriting running programs, 
> but no idea if that ever was put it place.

So, any closer to an answer on this question?

Orion Poplawski
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