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Friday, May 31 • 11:00am - 11:50am
Adventures in Dynamic ELF Linking - Armijn Hemel, Tjaldur Software Governance Solutions

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Dynamic linking is a hotly debated topic. There are conflicting views about when a program and its dependencies are a derivative work, and when not, leading to misunderstandings, anger, and possibly even legal problems. To get a better understanding about how programs and libraries interact at runtime I researched dynamically linked ELF binaries in firmwares, with some surprising results. Today I will share these results.


Armijn Hemel, Tjaldur Software Governance Solutions

Tjaldur Software Governance Solutions
Armijn Hemel, MSc, is a Dutch technologist, specialising in license compliance engineering and supply chain management. As a former member of the core team of gpl-violations.org he has intimate knowledge of license enforcement, common mistakes in supply chains and resolution of these mistakes. With his own company Tjaldur Software Governance Solutions he makes tools for supply chain management that reach far beyond source code scanning and... Read More →

Friday May 31, 2013 11:00am - 11:50am

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