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Let's be clear about rexec.  It is currently a pathetic
excuse for security.  It *could* be made safe, and this is
one of the things that would have to be fixed; but there are
so many other places that I don't really care any more
whether this particular core dump gets fixed (at least not
from a security p.o.v.).

It's strange though that even though there's a Python
function at each level, the Python stack limit check doesn't
trigger before C stack overflows. Maybe it would make more
sense to spend some time getting the general stack limit
check more robust. Unfortunately this has to be done
separately for each C compiler and each operating system
variation... :-(
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