Wednesday, September 24, 2008

Re: Obfuscated stored procedures (was Re: [GENERAL] Oracle and Postgresql)

> C is not magic obfuscation gear. Anybody with a debugger
> can expose
> what it's doing. There have been math papers showing
> that it's
> impossible to hide the functionality of a piece of software
> based only
> on the ability to run it, so the entire prospect of
> obscuring the
> software's functionality when people can send arbitrary
> inputs to it
> is one of those "known-impossible" problems like
> the halting problem.

And the first word in the title is "obfuscated", not encrypted, secured or anything else...

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