RFR: 8253795: Implementation of JEP 391: macOS/AArch64 Port [v10]

Gerard Ziemski gziemski at openjdk.java.net
Fri Feb 5 15:47:52 UTC 2021

On Fri, 5 Feb 2021 12:26:27 GMT, Anton Kozlov <akozlov at openjdk.org> wrote:

>> Marked as reviewed by ihse (Reviewer).
>> I haven't got a MacOS AArch64 system right now. Is it possible to
>> enable W^X in Linux in order to kick the tyres?
> I've just got rid of asserts that fired on Linux sometime :) As for W^X like on macOS, I vaguely remember working with a Linux system with one-way transition W->X, probably provided by SELinux. But I don't think it allowed per-thread W^X state.

> _Mailing list message from [daniel.daugherty at oracle.com](mailto:daniel.daugherty at oracle.com) on [security-dev](mailto:security-dev at openjdk.java.net):_
> On 2/5/21 4:51 AM, Magnus Ihse Bursie wrote:
> @magicus - I'm good with both of these answers. I personally like 'macosx'.
> Dan

It's no longer `macosx`, it's just `macos` now - see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MacOS


PR: https://git.openjdk.java.net/jdk/pull/2200

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