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Get a script out of executable back

by TheMarty (Acolyte)
on Nov 02, 2006 at 09:09 UTC ( #581855=perlquestion: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??
TheMarty has asked for the wisdom of the Perl Monks concerning the following question:

Hi, I use Active State PDK for creating executables for Win32. Unfortunately last time I lost my PC with the only source of source ;-). There are only executables which are among users. Is there a way to extract Perl script back out of these excutables?

Comment on Get a script out of executable back
Re: Get a script out of executable back
by GrandFather (Cardinal) on Nov 02, 2006 at 09:42 UTC
      Well, thanks for replies... Onestly, I didn't use SuperSearch (only the normal one). But following the links you have kindly posted, it does not help as well... These posts seem to have at least few years. Something changed since then? I used Active State PDK 6.0 to create exe file.
Re: Get a script out of executable back
by prasadbabu (Prior) on Nov 02, 2006 at 09:43 UTC
Re: Get a script out of executable back
by artist (Parson) on Nov 02, 2006 at 13:57 UTC
    I hope you might get the source code back, with methods descibed in other nodes. You can start using version control systems and backups.
    --Artist

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