[Python-Dev] privacy in log files?
Guido van Rossum
Wed, 19 Feb 2003 14:57:33 -0500
I found this comment in Parser/tokenizer.c:
/* We don't use PyErr_WarnExplicit() here because
printing the line in question to e.g. a log file
could result in sensitive information being
I didn't see a SF reference there or in the CVS checkin comment, so
I'm stumped. What's the use case? How could copying a line of source
code to a log file possibly expose information that the owner of the
log file (often root) doesn't already have access to?
--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)