distributing apps without the Python source?
almar.klein at gmail.com
Wed Oct 8 23:47:37 CEST 2008
You could encrypt the sensitive pieces of source code. I'm not an expert in
that field, but I know Matlab allows
encryption of source code files.
2008/10/8 Bruno Desthuilliers <bdesth.quelquechose at free.quelquepart.fr>
> Marc 'BlackJack' Rintsch a écrit :
>> On Wed, 08 Oct 2008 10:59:44 -0500, skip wrote:
>> Marc> On Wed, 08 Oct 2008 09:18:47 -0600, Joe Strout wrote:
>>> >> We have a client who's paranoid about distributing the Python
>>> >> source to his commercial app. Is there some way I can distribute
>>> >> and use just the .pyc files, so as to not give away the source?
>>> Marc> Yes. Just use the *.pyc files.
>>> Though of course there is decompyle to consider, assuming Joe's client
>>> is truly paranoid.
>> Simply don't tell the client. All he has to know is that it's basically
>> the same as Java *.class files. Most paranoid clients are fine with that.
>> Unless you tell them there are decompilers for *.class files. :-)
>> FWIW, even native binary code can be 'disassembled' and hacked.
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