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@@ -541,6 +541,18 @@ config ELF_CORE
Enable support for generating core dumps. Disabling saves about 4k.
+config COMPAT_BRK
+ bool "Disable heap randomization"
+ default y
+ help
+ Randomizing heap placement makes heap exploits harder, but it
+ also breaks ancient binaries (including anything libc5 based).
+ This option changes the bootup default to heap randomization
+ disabled, and can be overriden runtime by setting
+ /proc/sys/kernel/randomize_va_space to 2.
+ On non-ancient distros (post-2000 ones) Y is usually a safe choice.
config BASE_FULL
default y
bool "Enable full-sized data structures for core" if EMBEDDED