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i want to edit the file : /System/Library/Frameworks/WebCore.framework/WebCore its a ~ 4.46mb binary file. ( on 1.1.4 ) how can i edit this file ? can i convert it to...
05-31-2008, 02:21 PM #1How to edit "WEBCORE" framwork
i want to edit the file :
its a ~ 4.46mb binary file. ( on 1.1.4 )
how can i edit this file ?
can i convert it to TEXT , EDIT and convert to binary ?
or i have to Compile this file from the sources ?
(Apple - iPhone)
if so , how can i compile webcore in windows , or linux ? ( no Mac OS available )
06-01-2008, 02:27 AM #2
The fact that you ask this means you are going down the wrong road and shouldn't be attempting it.
The file is created by Apple from their source; to edit it properly you would need to go to work for Apple.
It is possible to hack such a file by disassembling it and then figuring out the binary patch you want and using a binary editor on it. If you don't know assembly language, machine language, how Objective-C is compiled to machine language, and how OS-X frameworks work, I wouldn't recommend attempting it.
06-01-2008, 03:34 AM #3
06-01-2008, 11:14 PM #4
I've no idea if that would work - however, you need a copy of the toolchain to compile sources for iPhone.
There are some guides here and stickies on getting the toolchain under Cygwin for Windows or for Linux.
06-02-2008, 03:14 PM #5
Even without getting the original source code the file still can be edited in any HEX-editor. The only question - what do you try to achieve with it?
06-13-2008, 12:35 AM #6