[Python-Dev] The pysandbox project is broken

Victor Stinner victor.stinner at gmail.com
Wed Nov 13 00:53:53 CET 2013

2013/11/13 Terry Reedy <tjreedy at udel.edu>:
> There are several websites running submitted Python code (and in some cases,
> many other languages).
> ProjectEuler
> CodeAcademy (I think they use someone else's code box)
> CheckIO.org - python only
> other coding challenge sites
> I suspect they use sandboxed processes but have not seen anyone talk about
> what they are doing.

It's probably a sandbox around the Python process, not inside the process.

There is also http://shell.appspot.com/ which uses Google AppEngine.
In my opinion, Google AppEngine doesn't use a sandbox in Python, but
outside Python.


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