Originally Posted by pwr
... I've written a small tool
that allows loading Kindlets outside of their sandbox. Right now it only works for the Kindle 4 (software version 4.1.0), but I think it could be easily ported to Kindle 3 and Touch.
It implements a custom classloader for the kindlets, which skips all the sandboxing checks: certificates, java permissions and class whitelisting.
How is this different from ixtab
's class loader replacement?
Originally Posted by ixtab
...It allows to escape the restrictive class loader, and also allows you to do other nifty things, like gaining additional permissions to write to the file system, read additional properties etc.
Alternative implementations are welcome. We can learn things from parallel development efforts. Sometimes combining the best ideas from them can result in a much better hybrid implementation. Thanks for sharing this.