Embedding a restricted python interpreter
exarkun at divmod.com
Thu Jan 6 16:54:06 CET 2005
On 06 Jan 2005 07:32:25 -0800, Paul Rubin <"http://phr.cx"@nospam.invalid> wrote:
>Jp Calderone <exarkun at divmod.com> writes:
> > A Python sandbox would be useful, but the hosting provider's excuse
> > for not allowing you to use mod_python is completely bogus. All the
> > necessary security tools for that situation are provided by the
> > platform in the form of process and user separation.
> But mod_python is an apache module and runs in the same apache process
> with other users' scripts.
I am uncertain as to how this differs from mod_php (the alternative
discussed in the OP's story). I've been away from PHP for a while, so
perhaps mod_php has gained some features of which I am unaware?
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