Fixing the glibc adobe flash incompatibility

Matthew Miller mattdm at
Wed Nov 17 23:13:51 UTC 2010

On Wed, Nov 17, 2010 at 01:16:42PM -0800, John Reiser wrote:
> On 11/17/2010 12:41 PM, Emmanuel Seyman wrote:
> > 2) Issues found in proprietary software cannot be fixed by anybody except
> >    the vendor
> False.  In this particular case, it is possible to binary edit the plugin
> so that all its calls to memcpy become calls to memmove.

Cannot legally.

  4.5 No Modification or Reverse Engineering. You shall not modify, adapt,
  translate or create derivative works based upon the Software. You shall not
  reverse engineer, decompile, disassemble, or otherwise attempt to discover
  the source code of the Software. [...]

Matthew Miller <mattdm at>
Senior Systems Architect -- Instructional & Research Computing Services
Harvard School of Engineering & Applied Sciences

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