Re-engineering the code

hi,

Can we do reengineering of a code where source is not available.Is there any utilities.

Regards,
GSK
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TommySzalapskiCommented:
Yes and no. It depends a lot on the language, but for compiled languages there's no easy solution. It does depend on how optimized the code was when it was compiled.
At the very least, you'll probably lose all the variable names and comments and a lot of the simple loops and functions will be in there as if they were hard coded.

It will be complicated to turn the mess you get into readable code.
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Sharon SethCommented:
Java decompilers do it , but the decompiled code makes a lot of assumptions , and it won't be reengineered 100% to the original
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gotetioracleAuthor Commented:
Hi sharonseth,

Can you suggest some java decompilers.

Regards,
GSK
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Sharon SethCommented:
JAD and DJ
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