dave at cridland.net
Sun Dec 12 20:55:02 EET 2004
On Sun Dec 12 15:41:19 2004, Mike Hearn wrote:
> On Fri, 10 Dec 2004 17:43:25 -0800, Alex Graveley wrote:
> > This sounds sane to me.
> If we're going to do this, I'd rather we didn't go the route of
> command line programs, but rather having a shared library which
> exports a
> well defined C ABI which is pointed to by an environment variable,
> can then be dlopened and used in a sensible type safe way, with a
> command line program to allow shell scripts access.
Would this be for security purposes (so the contents of an
environment variable aren't executed as a shell command), or some
Don't get me wrong, I'm not arguing *against* this approach, just
keen to see the reasons why.
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