Fixing the glibc adobe flash incompatibility
jreiser at bitwagon.com
Thu Nov 18 03:25:54 UTC 2010
On 11/17/2010 03:13 PM, Matthew Miller wrote:
> 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
>> libflashplayer.so 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. [...]
Fedora Project won't modify the plugin.
However, my lawyer says that if I do it for myself then in this particular
case the risk is minimal, because I will not get anything other than what
the provider of the software intended to convey to me in the first place.
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