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Well, that does not make the program safe, it just kills it, no? :)

I was thinking something Lua only, like pattern subset/sanitization or such


On 30/03/17 10:07, Rena wrote:
On Mar 30, 2017 1:06 AM, "Jorge" <> wrote:
As we all know, patterns can be crafted to hog the CPU. Suppose you want to offer the possibility to run user provided patterns on a biggish text, let's say trough webpage. What would be the simplest alternative, keeping as much expressive power as possible, while being safe, to standard Lua patterns?


Probably ulimit.