[Python-Dev] PEP 330 Python bytecode verification

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Tue Jun 1 09:26:31 EDT 2004

> I have written up a rough draft PEP on bytecode verification:
> http://www.python.org/peps/pep-0330.html
> I also have a sketch implementation written in Python that I have uploaded:
> http://www.daca.net:8080/verify.tgz
> This implementation does not really work yet, and there are only a
> couple of unit tests, mostly because I am not a bytecode expert, but
> I think the framework is pretty close to being usable and I'm
> getting a better grasp on the issue.  It is based on the algorithm
> posted by Phillip Eby, and feedback on it would be great.

Shouldn't at least the MAKE_CLOSURE opcode be changed before we move
forward with this?

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)

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