[fpc-pascal] Resource strings, passwords etc.

Mark Morgan Lloyd markMLl.fpc-pascal at telemetry.co.uk
Tue Jul 12 22:09:00 CEST 2016

Graeme Geldenhuys wrote:
> On 2016-07-12 20:12, Mark Morgan Lloyd wrote:
>> Can FPC be told to obfuscate ResourceStrings?
> No, but why the hell would you want to hard-code a password inside an
> executable. Encrypt it externally and read it from a .INI file at
> runtime (or prompt for a password). Even something as simple as
> XorString() is better than nothing - compared to storing it inside your
> source code.

I didn't say /I/ was the one doing it. I'm the one asking about it.

Mark Morgan Lloyd
markMLl .AT. telemetry.co .DOT. uk

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