[chuck-users] chuck in a safe box?

Zed A. Shaw zedshaw at zedshaw.com
Tue Jan 4 18:49:08 EST 2011

On Tue, Jan 04, 2011 at 08:11:25PM +0100, Stefan Blixt wrote:
> If you run ChucK on a Unix-like system, like Linux or OSX, as a restricted
> user, it shouldn't be able to do anything nasty to the actual installation
> of the operating system. OTOH, the low-level connection to the sound
> interface means that the watchdog needs to be active, or folks can crash
> your computer with an endless loop without waits. I'm not completely sure
> about the status of the watchdog on Linux.

This would be hosted on a virtual linux server somewhere so there isn't
a sound dev.  Probably what would happen is the scripts would be ran for
a short period of time to produce an mp3 and then that gets posted.

Zed A. Shaw

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