Differences between Commercial and Community versions of LiveCode

Tom Glod tom at makeshyft.com
Wed Jun 6 19:05:14 CEST 2018


after trying UPX on my win32 standalone executable i got a upx: UMP.exe:
NotCompressibleException :)

On Wed, Jun 6, 2018 at 1:00 PM, Tom Glod <tom at makeshyft.com> wrote:

> great suggestion Lagi... thats a great solution for anyone who needs an
> extra layer of obfuscation on the binaries.
>
> Yes indeed...the .livecode files must be made available.
>
> On Wed, Jun 6, 2018 at 12:51 PM, Lagi Pittas via use-livecode <
> use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>
>> The code doesn't need to be available "in the clear" either in Community
>> or
>> Business in the executable.
>> So there is nothing stopping us using something like
>>
>> https://www.pelock.com/products/pelock/buy
>>
>> or a free one here
>> https://upx.github.io/
>> http://www.pazera-software.com/products/free-upx/
>>
>> You must make the source files available though. You cant see the C or C++
>> source text in programs written in those languages except for say headers
>> and library calls and there are programs that can go through and obfuscate
>> those as well.
>>
>> Lagi
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> On 6 June 2018 at 17:12, Brian Milby via use-livecode <
>> use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>>
>> > Can’t do that with community... code must be available.
>> > On Jun 6, 2018, 11:09 AM -0500, Tom Glod via use-livecode <
>> > use-livecode at lists.runrev.com>, wrote:
>> > > what if for example you want to hard code a hash salt into your
>> > code?.....
>> > > if the code is readable, then so is the salt. I would vote for
>> unreadable
>> > > code 100% of the time.
>> > >
>> > > On Wed, Jun 6, 2018 at 10:38 AM, Brian Milby via use-livecode <
>> > > use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>> > >
>> > > > For commercial I would think so, but don’t see any issue on the
>> > community
>> > > > side.
>> > > > On Jun 6, 2018, 9:34 AM -0500, Bob Sneidar via use-livecode <
>> > > > use-livecode at lists.runrev.com>, wrote:
>> > > > > Don't we want that NOT to be possible?? Otherwise bring back the
>> > runtime
>> > > > engine and run the app as a stack file of the runtime.
>> > > > >
>> > > > > Bob S
>> > > > >
>> > > > >
>> > > > > > On Jun 5, 2018, at 19:37 , Brian Milby via use-livecode <
>> > > > use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>> > > > > >
>> > > > > > Looking at the code, “deflate” is called on the stack as it is
>> > being
>> > > > written out (zlib). So while not easy, it should be possible to
>> > separate a
>> > > > stack file from the binary if deployed from the community edition.
>> It
>> > would
>> > > > take a bit of work to figure out where the file started and ended.
>> Well
>> > > > over what I would be willing to tackle at the moment. For anyone so
>> > > > motivated, the relevant source code is in deploy*.cpp (along with
>> the
>> > > > header files).
>> > > > >
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