[Python-Dev] Extending startup code: PEP needed?

Martin von Loewis loewis@informatik.hu-berlin.de
Mon, 8 Jan 2001 20:45:44 +0100 (MET)

> The code adding (and with the patch: executing) the .pth files
> is defined in site.py and it is rather easy to override this
> file by adding a modified site.py file to the current working dir...
> a potential security hole in its own right, I guess :(

Indeed - independent of my patch changing the other site.py :-)