Installing a compiler by default
mdz at ubuntu.com
Tue Jun 13 22:59:46 BST 2006
On Tue, Jun 13, 2006 at 10:13:03PM +0200, Jan Claeys wrote:
> Op di, 13-06-2006 te 11:57 -0700, schreef Matt Zimmerman:
> > - It's even possible (and indeed it has been done) to write a C compiler in
> > Python, and to use that to compile an exploit.
> Well, only a C-subset compiler has been done, and it still requires the
> GNU Assembler... ;-)
> But of course it's possible to write a complete C compiler and an
> assembler in python too...
A subset should be quite sufficient for an average security exploit; they
tend to be pretty simple, and the most useful ones only rely on kernel
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