access restrictions / sandbox

leszek leszek.hanusz at
Thu Jul 5 10:14:57 CDT 2007


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Le jeudi 05 juillet 2007 à 15:03 +0100, Ioannis Nousias a écrit :
> Hello wine developers,
> I'm running Wine on Linux. Is there a way to restrict wine from 
> accessing some folders and/or resources? Ideally have Wine restraint in 
> its WINEPREFIX directory and configure what resources it could access 
> (like network for instance).
> I've seen few talks on having a 'sandbox' that date back to 2002 and 
> most conclusions suggest that access restrictions should be made on the 
> host OS. If that's the case, any tips on how one could do that in Linux 
> would be appreciated.
> Thanks.
> -Ioannis

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