not being able to use Skype is a big problem
joerg at openmoko.org
Thu Jul 3 05:07:53 CEST 2008
Am Do 3. Juli 2008 schrieb Carsten Haitzler:
> On Wed, 2 Jul 2008 20:56:43 -0500 "Forrest Sheng Bao"
<forrest.bao at gmail.com>
> they both use ARM. freerunner is armv4, n8xx is armv5. (think of it like a
> pentium vs pentium-mmx - it has extra instructions in v5 compared to v4, but
> the vast majority of the core is the same). it can be run.. if you are lucky
> that the compiled binary doesn't use them. you can always write binary shims
> interface binaries to existing libraries and system. you can manually
> the binary and replace the armv4 instructions with v4 ones (insert etc).
> hacking a binary is not something that hasn't been done before. it's been
> so many times there are many people who think of it as an art form... it
> may be a LOT of work.
Forget about editing skype-binaries - they're encrypted (p.8) and
hashsum-checked (p.14 of ).
I tried to edit a simple alsa-device definition :-(, then some months later
I've seen this:
Should cure any interest in skype :D
also see p.64 & p.114
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