Why Perl do But Python can't?

Kelly Lynn Martin kelly at poverty.bloomington.in.us
Tue Feb 1 08:13:20 CET 2000

On Mon, 31 Jan 2000 18:04:15 GMT, Clarence Gardner <clarence at beach.silcom.com> said:

>This is not true, and is a myth people need to get over.  The danger
>Kelly referred to exists on some Unix-like systems and not on others.
>On a system where they are safe, there is no reason whatsoever to use
>a setuid wrapper.

Of course, not every system is safe.  Unless you know your system is
secure, don't assume it is.


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