Faking system time
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Wed Nov 21 16:33:48 CST 2001
Eduardo G. Andrade <eduardo at ibiz.com.br> wrote:
> Hello all.
> I am trying to use WINE to make a windoze-only development environment (very rudimentar, command line cross-compiler and stuff)
> under Linux, because GNU make is far superior from the M$'s 'nmake'.
> Anyway, I have some trouble with expirating licenses and stuff, and
> the solution is to revert the system date back to some valid thing
> and then compile.
You cross-compile, but do not use i586-mingw32msvc-gcc? A shareware
> Since I am now running it under WINE (yeah! it *almost* works great),
> I wonder if it is possible to hack wine so it tells the executed program
> some different date and time (changing systime in Linux tends to wreak
> havoc with makefiles and stuff)
> Can someone point out where the unix-to-windoze sysdate translation is
> done so I can hack it?
gettimeofday() and time() - perhaps you could use a LD_PRELOAD library
to fake them.
2.4.5 in kernel/signal.c(733):
Let a parent know about a status change of a child.
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