[Haskell-cafe] Compiling arbitrary Haskell code

Christopher Done chrisdone
Fri Oct 11 23:36:26 UTC 2013

On 12 October 2013 01:19, Johan Tibell <johan.tibell at gmail.com> wrote:
> Whatever guarantees GHC offers (e.g. using Safe Haskell), I would always run
> things like these in a sandbox. It's much better for security to dissallow
> everything and then whitelist some things (e.g. let the sandbox communicate
> with the rest of the world in some limited way) than the other way around.

Yeah, the impression I'm getting is that compiling pretty much
anything other than simple expressions (a la lambdabot) is that all
bets are off.

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