[Beowulf] A start in Parallel Programming?
Robert G. Brown
rgb at phy.duke.edu
Wed Mar 14 02:01:49 EDT 2007
On Tue, 13 Mar 2007, Jim Lux wrote:
> I should mention that if you want to really obfuscate things, you could do
> something like
> IF (0) 901,902,903
> because you know that only 902 will be a target. And, almost all compilers
> could figure out that the argument is fixed, so it would emit a JMP $902 or
> whatever... You could make the other targets something really obscure, and
> hopefully many pages away, and rather than make the argument a constant, some
> complex expression that always evaluates to the same value (like those "think
> of a number" puzzles).
> Good for detecting copyright infringments, eh?
Yeah, THAT would have fooled my profs, sure!
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