Safe Languages :-)
scottp at myinternet.com.au
Sun Apr 4 04:02:37 CDT 2004
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> Hmm. ...on what OS? I did a search for "user mode linux", and came
> up with:
> Ever wish you had a place to let your Linux applications play -- where
> wouldn't hurt anything else? Do your killer apps spend too much time
> each other? Originally conceived as a kernel developer's tool, UML
> lets you
> set up multiple virtual machines that are isolated from each other and
> the hardware. Now, you can test applications all the way to failure
> breaking the host system -- or even requiring a reboot.
UML is ideal for the purpose of security etc - but too slow on
performance. We can have up to 200,000 users on a box, so I would have
to pool the startup and stop for each on demand - which is going to be
> The way I see it, you've got two options:
> 1. Find some kind of sandbox to put existing languages in
> 2. Write (or find) languages with existing sandboxen
> If you're going the second route (which your comments imply you are),
> then there's also:
This looks great. I have downloaded and am playing with a copy. It
seems to be more of an applet than a back end but should not be hard to
play with or change.
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