Disassembler for javac?

Trevor Harmon trevor at vocaro.com
Thu May 24 13:26:40 PDT 2007

On May 24, 2007, at 12:50 PM, Patrick McNally wrote:

> Is there a disassembler (preferably open source) that works with  
> the .class files generated by the openjdk javac?

How about javap?

> Jreversepro seems to complain that the openjdk compiler is of a  
> version that it won't accept.

Do you mean disassembler or decompiler? If you're looking for a  
decompiler, JODE (repository version) works fine with the OpenJDK javac.

> In particular I'm looking for something that would present  
> attributes present in the .class file in a human readable format.  
> Much thanks!

Oh, in that case, how about BCEL? I used BCEL to write a utility that  
would dump annotation data to the console in a human-readable format  
(identical to the one used in the Java Virtual Machine  
Specification). Maybe you could modify what I did into something that  
would work for you:



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