From: Foley, Brian (Galway) (Brian.P.Foley at domain compaq.com)
Date: Fri 01 Jun 2001 - 16:28:11 IST
The executable format under Win32 for pretty much every kind of file that
can hold code is called PE (Portable Executable).
If you look under google with "PE format disassembler", you should probably
find something. If you have MS Visual Studio, DUMPBIN /ALL /DISASM will do
the job for you.
For more details on PE, take a look at
I don't know about COM, but there is the beginnings of a DCOM implementation
for UNIX at http://sourceforge.net/projects/freedce/
>I'm working on a visual basic compiler for linux, and i need to know some
>stuff about linux's COM implementation if it has one.
>1) Does it have a version of COM? (Heard of KParts, bonobo, CORBA, are
>2) Does it have type libraries?
>3) If so, how do i read , create them?
>4) Anyone have or know of a MS executable decompiler (dlls, exes,
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