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Date: Mon, 29 Sep 2014 22:34:20 -0400
From: Chet Ramey <>
To: "Kobrin, Eric" <>,
        "" <>
CC:, oss-security <>,
        solar <>, lcamtuf <>,
        fweimer <>
Subject: Re: Healing the bash fork

On 9/29/14, 6:06 PM, Kobrin, Eric wrote:

> What is the motivation to not store executable code (functions) differently from standard variables?

What would you use for such a store, considering the environment is the
only portable way to pass this information from one process to another in
the general case, and support the current set of use cases?

``The lyf so short, the craft so long to lerne.'' - Chaucer
		 ``Ars longa, vita brevis'' - Hippocrates
Chet Ramey, ITS, CWRU

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