Commit 08a38628 authored by Edward Z. Yang's avatar Edward Z. Yang

Disable executable stack for the linker note, fixing #703 (again)

Signed-off-by: Edward Z. Yang's avatarEdward Z. Yang <>
parent 60cb478f
......@@ -1640,7 +1640,17 @@ mkNoteObjsToLinkIntoBinary dflags dep_packages = do
text elfSectionNote,
text "\n",
text "\t.ascii \"", info', text "\"\n" ]
text "\t.ascii \"", info', text "\"\n",
-- ALL generated assembly must have this section to disable
-- executable stacks. See also
-- compiler/nativeGen/AsmCodeGen.lhs for another instance
-- where we need to do this.
(if platformHasGnuNonexecStack (targetPlatform dflags)
then text ".section .note.GNU-stack,\"\",@progbits\n"
else empty)
info' = text $ escape info
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