[Fedora-packaging] [Fwd: Re: [CMake] cmake does not set execute bit on shared libraries]
Tom "spot" Callaway
tcallawa at redhat.com
Mon Apr 9 18:27:57 UTC 2007
On Mon, 2007-04-09 at 11:30 -0600, Orion Poplawski wrote:
> 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?
The short answer: This is how rpm marks files for tracking requires and
Is this the best way to do it? Probably not. Seems like a good target
for improvement in upstream rpm. I'm sure they'd love some patches.
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