[Python-Dev] The pysandbox project is broken

Ned Batchelder ned at nedbatchelder.com
Wed Nov 13 04:37:11 CET 2013

On 11/12/13 6:48 PM, Terry Reedy wrote:
> On 11/12/2013 4:16 PM, Victor Stinner wrote:
>> It would also be nice to help developers looking for a sandbox for
>> their application. Please tell me if you know sandbox projects for
>> Python so I can redirect users of pysandbox to a safer solution. I
>> already know PyPy sandbox.
> 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.

At edX, we use CodeJail to apply OS-level sandboxing to untrusted Python 
code: https://github.com/edx/codejail


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