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Date:	Tue, 10 Nov 2009 14:00:50 +0100
From:	Enrico Weigelt <weigelt@...ux.de>
To:	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: FatELF patches...

* Bernd Petrovitsch <bernd@...mix.at> wrote:

> > The root of evil are plugins - even worse: binary-only plugins.
> > 
> > Let's just take browsers: is there any damn good reason for not putting
> > those things into their own process (9P provides a fine IPC for that),
> > besides stupidity and lazyness of certain devs (yes, this explicitly
> > includes mozilla guys) ?
> Or implement running 32bit plugins from a 64bit browser.

And land in an nightmare: you have to create an kind of in-process jail, 
so all referenced 32bit lib references get properly emulated.

Better kickoff the whole idea of plugins at all.


cu
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