java decoder?

Joe Marcus Clarke marcus at
Tue Feb 19 04:30:36 UTC 2008

On Mon, 2008-02-18 at 17:33 -0800, Gary Kline wrote:
> Guys,
> I doubt this but is there anything that will take a foo.jar and turn in back 
> into java?  Or at least assembler?   

A jar is an archive which contains multiple Java class files.  So you
will need to extract the class files first (e.g. jar -xf foo.jar).

Once you have a class file or files you can use java/jad to decompile
the byte code back to .java source code.


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