Can "DLL's" & libraries be marked as non-executable?

Christopher Faylor
Mon Jan 17 01:39:00 GMT 2005

On Mon, Jan 17, 2005 at 12:38:51AM +0100, Gerrit P. Haase wrote:
>>More to the point, what would "break" in the cygwin environment,
>Try to chmod 644 any dll and call a program that uses this dll.  This
>fails for me (on NT4 with NTFS), if it succeeds for you, fine.  Change
>the permissions as you like it;)

I think what's being asked is that we make a special case for dlls so
that, even if the OS says they are executable, cygwin will not call them

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