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AssafM Mizrachi
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Joined: Jan 24, 2011
Posts: 1
Hi ,

i am loading classes from API jars, and according to these classes ( reflection ) i am using javassist to create new classes files,
write them to the file system using writeFile() method , the thing is i need .java files in order to manually edit these new classes.

does any body know if i can make java file from class file , mabye javassist can also write java file?

any way i have tried Decompiler and it's not working ( out of bound exception), all i need is java files after all , any idea's???

\thank you
Greg Charles
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Joined: Oct 01, 2001
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What decompiler are you using? It does sound like decompilation is your goal, not run-time byte code manipulation, which is the main function of Javassist. The decompiler I've used in the past is jad, which is still free as far as I know. There also a "jadclipse" plugin to Eclipse.
 
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