not being able to use Skype is a big problem
Carsten Haitzler (The Rasterman)
raster at openmoko.org
Thu Jul 3 05:46:35 CEST 2008
On Thu, 3 Jul 2008 05:07:53 +0200 Joerg Reisenweber <joerg at openmoko.org>
> 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>
> > babbled:
> > 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 ).
that comes under the "it'll be a lot of work" banner. you'll have to reverse
their encryption and basically "hack" through it all. it can be done.. might
take a while though (while can be anywhere from a few days to a few thousand
years or more... who knows... :)). :)
> 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
Carsten Haitzler (The Rasterman) <raster at openmoko.org>
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