On Sun, 24 Mar 2002, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
> In message <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>, Robe
> rt Watson writes:
> >With new userland code coming into -CURRENT at a rapid rate, it may be
> >useful in -CURRENT for developers. For DPs, probably not.
> I don't have to tell you what the 'D' in 'DP' means, right ? :-)
> Robert, I can only say that I disagree 100% with you.
> In principle because I think only -RELEASE should not have J, and I
> think even -RELEASE should have A.
> In practice I think this is completely l00ney, considering what we have
> done in the kernel, worrying about AJ related false hits is sooo totally
> down in the noise.
A few weeks ago, I would have believed you. Except that using -J was a
workaround recommended in a recent security advisory--prior to
recommending it, I ran it on a server of mine for a few days. You'd be
surprised how many random applications keel over, and the performance
impact it has for some specific types of applications.
Robert N M Watson FreeBSD Core Team, TrustedBSD Project
[EMAIL PROTECTED] NAI Labs, Safeport Network Services
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