[rust-dev] sandboxing Rust?

Corey Richardson corey at octayn.net
Sat Jan 18 19:33:32 PST 2014


On Sat, Jan 18, 2014 at 10:30 PM, Scott Lawrence <bytbox at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, 18 Jan 2014, Corey Richardson wrote:
>
>> Rust's safety model is not intended to prevent untrusted code from
>> doing evil things.
>
>
> Doesn't it succesfully do that, though?

It might! But Graydon was very adamant that protection from untrusted
code was/is not one of Rust's goals.

I can't think of anything evil you could do without unsafe code, and
assuming a flawless compiler.


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