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From: Rich Salz <>
To: segaloco <>
Cc: The Eunuchs Hysterical Society <>
Subject: [TUHS] Re: UNIX Disassemblers and other RE Tools
Date: Fri, 25 Aug 2023 16:28:00 -0400	[thread overview]
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> Was a disassembler ever considered part of the standard binary objects
> toolkit with the assembler, linker, etc. or was that the sort of thing that
> was more niche and therefore just kinda cropped up when/if someone decided
> to write one?

There was a Vax decompiler around the time of 4.2BSD that was available
from some university (Utah?). It was commonly used to decompile Peter
Langston's empire program so it could be run on a bunch of the other Unix
minicomputers that were available at that time.  (E.g., we ran it on

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  reply	other threads:[~2023-08-25 20:28 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 3+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2023-08-25 19:51 [TUHS] " segaloco via TUHS
2023-08-25 20:28 ` Rich Salz [this message]
2023-08-25 20:33 ` [TUHS] " Clem Cole

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