[Python-Dev] rexec.py unuseable

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton lkcl at lkcl.net
Tue Dec 16 20:52:00 CET 2003


On Tue, Dec 16, 2003 at 08:39:37PM +0100, Martin v. L?wis wrote:
> Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton <lkcl at lkcl.net> writes:
> 
> >  i think the only really sensible way forward is to begin from a
> >  sound basis - one that is going to be a big job to add retrospectively,
> >  but a simple beginning can be made.
> > 
> >  proposal: how about building ACLs into the python codebase?
> 
> I fail to see how ACLs are a sound basis to solve the problem that
> rexec solves. ACLs, in my view, are a sound basis to solve a different
> problem (that of different identities accessing the same resources).
 
 substitute "identity" for "calling object" i.e. function and i
 believe that there is a viable proposal.

 l.






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