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Convert executable back to source

by Anonymous Monk
on Oct 07, 2004 at 19:34 UTC ( #397413=perlquestion: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??
Anonymous Monk has asked for the wisdom of the Perl Monks concerning the following question:

I lost some source code that has been compiled into an .exe. Is there a way that I can revert the exe back to pl so I can recover the source code?

Janitored by Arunbear - retitled from '.exe file'

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Re: Convert executable back to source
by shenme (Priest) on Oct 07, 2004 at 20:09 UTC
      I used the PDK 5.1. Just recently had to install and upgraded to 5.3. Thoughts?
Re: Convert executable back to source
by CountZero (Bishop) on Oct 07, 2004 at 20:10 UTC
    Super Search is your friend!

    This problem has been discussed in this thread


    "If you have four groups working on a compiler, you'll get a 4-pass compiler." - Conway's Law

Re: Convert executable back to source
by raihlage (Initiate) on Oct 07, 2004 at 19:36 UTC
    Sorry, I was not logged in. This was submitted by me a 'newbie'...

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[Discipulus]: soup without heat protections as CPUs are doomed to burned..
[1nickt]: The dangers of milk-based soup, you mean?
[Corion]: choroba: Ouch! But you don't need that many external events for that. I have on several occasions set up milk to cook and then programmed a bit, only to find the milk burned and congealed over the stove :-/
[choroba]: it's still edible, just need to scour the pot
[1nickt]: Corion I have a large site I need to check for broken links and absolute links. Making a scraper is easy of course; a spider that crawls a whole site is a little more involved ... I was planning a queue-based tool. Intersted to see what you do...

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