[FFmpeg-devel] [NASTY] Vividas hacks

Måns Rullgård mans
Thu Nov 22 02:10:04 CET 2007

Ismail D?nmez <ismail at pardus.org.tr> writes:

> Thursday 22 November 2007 Tarihinde 01:49:46 yazm??t?:
>> Some company called Vividas is apparently using a variety of open (and
>> close) source multimedia software, FFmpeg included, for nefarious
>> activities on the net.  To their credit, they acknowledge the use of
>> these libraries, and even provide some hacked FFmpeg sources:
>> http://www.vividas.com/footer/opensource.html
>> Curious to see just what they'd hacked, naturally not expecting
>> anything useful, I grabbed their FFmpeg tree and started diffing.
>> Needless to say, they've made a mess of it.  The files are a mix of
>> revisions from April through August 2006.
>> After some filtering (easy: look for tabs and trailing whitespace),
>> the attached patch emerged.  I didn't attempt to analyse it at all,
>> but I figured perhaps others here would like to see what they're up
>> to.
>> On a side note, someone should get to work breaking their
>> "encryption".
> You seem to have send a colorized diff, output looks ugly.

Darn, one of these days I should patch git to only use colour on ttys.
I'm surprised nobody else has done it.

M?ns Rullg?rd
mans at mansr.com
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