[texhax] Pointer to TeX Sandbox Howto needed
grue at diku.dk
Mon Mar 23 14:35:24 CET 2009
I need to run TeX in a chroot jail in order to allow non-trusted users to
LaTeX documents on a server of mine.
I would be very happy if someone on this list could provide pointers to
mailing lists, howtos, or web sites where such sandboxing of TeX is
Alternatively, I would be happy to get pointers to small, robust TeX
installations which run under Linux. The TeX installation needs to be
small because I construct a new chroot jail from scratch each time TeX is
going to run. On the other hand, the small TeX installation needs not be
"complete" in any sense because my users can add whatever sty-files,
font-files, and so on they would like to have in their private jail. But I
would need a TeX installation which comprises LaTeX, BibTeX, Makeindex,
dvipdfm, and the Computer Modern fonts.
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