Run pyc file without specifying python path ?
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Thu Jul 30 16:50:47 CEST 2009
On 2009-07-30, Dave Angel <davea at dejaviewphoto.com> wrote:
> Steven makes some good points. You have to define what level
> of clever you're protecting from. A determined hacker will
> get in no matter what you do, unless you want to ship the
> program in a proprietary embedded system, encased in epoxy.
That won't stop a dedicated reverse-engineering effort. It
might take an X-ray machine, machine tools, various nasty
chemicals, and quite a bit of skill and patience -- but it can
> Further, if you have an extension of .py or .pyc, a
> knowledgeable hacker will know it's probably python.
> You imply you want it to run unmodifed on multiple unknown
> Linux versions. I think that lets out binfmt solutions. That
> means you need to test and support not only multiple Linux
> implementations, but multiple Python versions, because who
> knows what the user may have installed. I think you need to
> rethink your support strategy. And maybe concentrate on being
> able to detect change, rather than prevent it.
Or even being able to benefit from change. :)
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