On Thu, Mar 16, 2017 at 2:55 PM, Andres Freund <and...@anarazel.de> wrote: > I indeed think it's not safe, and it's going to get less and less safe > on windows (or EXEC_BACKEND). I don't think we can afford to disable > ASLR in the long run (I indeed supect that'll just be disallowed at some > point), and that's the only thing making it safe-ish in combination with > EXEC_BACKEND.
Ugh. >> If it's not even safe there, then I guess we should remove it entirely >> as a useless foot-gun. > > I indeed think that's the right consequence. One question is what to > replace it with exactly - are we guaranteed we can dynamically lookup > symbols by name in the main binary on every platform? I don't know the answer to that question. -- Robert Haas EnterpriseDB: http://www.enterprisedb.com The Enterprise PostgreSQL Company -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (firstname.lastname@example.org) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers