Securing the Pyton Interpreter?

Andrew Koenig ark at
Tue Jul 15 14:47:14 CEST 2003

Stephen> I'm looking for a way to install Python on a UNIX machine in
Stephen> a way such that any user on the system can use it, but only
Stephen> to execute scripts that are located in a certain directory.

Why?  If I were a user on that machine and wanted to execute Python
scripts in a different directory, how would you stop me from installing
Python on my own and using it for those scripts?

Andrew Koenig, ark at

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