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

Orion Poplawski orion at cora.nwra.com
Fri Apr 6 19:13:18 UTC 2007

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.

Orion Poplawski
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