[svlug] making a very stripped down shell (korn, csh, etc.)
dfm at razorwind.org
Wed Oct 17 21:56:31 PDT 2007
> I've got a problem where I need to write my own scripting language to run
> some programs I've written myself. I don't want to run a standard shell
> because I want it to be very restricted in what it can do. That is, it
> don't want it to to go through the normal linux authentication, I don't want
> it to have access to the file system, I just want to be able to use it's
> scripting and parsing functionality.
Various other software projects have implemented so-called "restricted
shells". Googling for the term gets you a reasonable cross-section:
Might one of these make a viable starting point?
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