uts: map PIE executables lower in the address space
Review Request #315 — Created Jan. 3, 2017 and updated — Latest diff uploaded
The traditional layout is such that the primary executable object is low in the address space, shared libraries are high, and the heap is between them. (the stack is at either end, depending). Since PIE executables are shared libraries, we would otherwise map them high, leaving processes with no, or almost no, heap. - implement _MAP_STARTLOW, a flag to map_addr_proc indicating that we should seek the lowest address for a mapping rather than the highest - set the base address for mapping in map_addr_proc to the highest of the brkbase or the stack on i386 -- the stack is low on i386 and the brkbase can't exist when we're mapping the primary object. - implement MMOBJ_PRIMARY to mmapobj(2) indicating that the file to be mapped is the "primary" object of an executable (such that interpretters can also ask that the executable be low in memory)
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