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On Thu, Jan 19, 2017 at 11:49:07AM +0200, Dirk Laurie wrote:
> 2017-01-19 11:10 GMT+02:00 Charles Heywood <>:
> > If you still want to continue with doing this, chances are the best bet is
> > to obfuscate the source before compilation and distribution. That would make
> > it harder to understand - but not impossible.
> On a Un*x system, you can simply mark the executable execute-only.
>     chmod go-rw+x myprog.lua
> I.e. only the root user can change, copy or reverse-engineer it,
> but anyone can run it. You don't even need to compile the Lua
> script, a shebang turns any Lua source file into an executable.

anyone with two bits and an adb(1) can has access to the script
that is executable!
in the worst case -- have you heard about those things called
signals and core dumps?
    paranoic mickey      (my employers have changed but, the name has remained)