[FRPythoneers] Daemons in Python

Rob Riggs rob at pangalactic.org
Mon Jul 30 23:17:51 MDT 2001


Sean Reifschneider wrote

>Bringing this back on-topic, if I dare, I've often thought that Python
>would be good for implementing daemons because you're going to be fairly
>hard pressed to trigger a stack overwrite by overrunning a buffer...
>

Well, I'm not so sure. As an author of a python module (written in C) 
that was at times prone to segfaults, I'd have to say that "it depends." 
 Pray that none of the native modules you plan to use have hidden 
problems. Has anyone done an audit of socketmodule.so?




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