Fixing the glibc adobe flash incompatibility

Richard Zidlicky rz at
Thu Nov 18 15:57:17 UTC 2010

On Wed, Nov 17, 2010 at 06:13:51PM -0500, 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
> > 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. [...]

so whoever debugged the problem did it illegaly? Hard to imagine how to debug
such an issue without any kind of decompile, disassemble or reverse enginieer. 


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