[Mono-list] robust mono-handle-d?

Dick Porter dick@ximian.com
Wed, 5 Jun 2002 11:12:52 +0100

On Mon, Jun 03, 2002 at 07:27:34AM -0400, Miguel de Icaza wrote:
> Hello!
> > Should the daemon be able to handle malfunctioning/malacious clients
> > or should it just trust the clients are correct? Right now its the
> > latter and it will fail missirable if received packages are
> > malformed. Shall I prepare a patch to make it more robust?
> In general, I think that making the code more robust will always be a
> plus: handling more error conditions, buggy code or older buggy
> versions.  

Bug fixes are definitely welcome.

> I am not sure we will run into the malicious case (I have not taken a
> look at how it works, so it is hard for me to tell), but in general, I
> think that doing things more robustly is important.

There should be a separate daemon per user, which is why I'm less bothered
about DOS attempts.

- Dick