[clug] March CLUG Programmers' Special Interest Group meeting

Michael Cohen michael.cohen at netspeed.com.au
Wed Mar 7 10:45:15 GMT 2007

Hang on, I thought IBM owns lotus notes... how come they dont have access to
the source code? In my experience LD_LIBRARY_PATH hacks are just this- hacks...
Very fragile generally especially with 64/32 bit libraries.  its better to fix
the code in the first place.


On Wed, Mar 07, 2007 at 08:05:44PM +1100, Brad Hards wrote:
> On Tuesday 06 March 2007 09:00, Paul Wayper wrote:
> > 		Tridge will be talking about a new project, currently
> > 		called 'noteshack', that allows IBM to run Lotus Notes
> > 		on any Linux distribution. He'll be discussing the
> > 		limitations of LD_LIBRARY_PATH, how to work around them,
> > 		how to intercept complex calls in a proprietary
> > 		application and modify them to suit a new distribution,
> > 		and how to work around application bugs without source
> > 		code.
> Any problem in proprietary software can be solved by the addition of yet 
> another LD_PRELOAD hack :-)
> Brad

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