Code Generation

From: John Foust <>
Date: Wed Sep 29 08:21:28 2004

At 05:36 AM 9/29/2004, Jules Richardson wrote:
>Aside: it's funny how typical developers don't seem to care about
>application footprint or efficiency these days, yet they often throw
>their arms up in protest when it comes to mention of interpreted code
>over native (I don't mean you David, just a general observation)

Exploit and virus writers are very sensitive to code size! :-)

You can't inject just anything into some of these holes, you
need tiny routines that can jumpstart larger routines, again
and again, sometimes with very odd constraints on the values
of the bytes of the code and data!

- John
Received on Wed Sep 29 2004 - 08:21:28 BST

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