On revoking access to the target of a proxy

Sam Tobin-Hochstadt samth at ccs.neu.edu
Fri Aug 3 14:08:46 PDT 2012


On Fri, Aug 3, 2012 at 5:03 PM, David Bruant <bruant.d at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> With the current design, there is no way to cut the access to the target and
> enable its garbage collection because the target is an internal property of
> the proxy. It means that malicious or buggy code keeping a reference to the
> proxy keeps a reference to the target.

Can't this be implemented using Tom & Mark's shadow target technique,
plus explicit nulling of portions of the shadow target (since that is
kept alive by the proxy)?
-- 
sam th
samth at ccs.neu.edu


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