Now that rexec is gone...

Rainer Deyke rainerd at
Sat Sep 27 20:46:22 CEST 2003

Terry Reedy wrote:
> Suggest you google last year of for 'rexec'.  Also check out
> py-dev summaries of last fall for discussion of why removed.

I see... It turns out that, short of modifying the Python interpreter, there
is no way to get real security.  '"".__class__' gives access to 'str', 'str'
gives access to 'object', and 'object' gives access to 'file'.

Rainer Deyke - rainerd at -

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