De-compiler for *.pyc files

Michael Hudson mwh21 at cam.ac.uk
Fri Mar 10 22:59:51 CET 2000


"Zarkon & Zena" <nospam at 127.0.0.1> writes:

> Does anyone have a "decompiler" that I can use to re-create the original
> *.py scripts from the "compiled" *.pyc files?
> I am stuck trying to make changes to some legacy Python code that I do not
> have the source for.
> Any help or suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

Do to www.google.com, type "decompyle" into the box, and then hit "I'm
feeling lucky". 

Warning: It probably won't work.  But it's worth a try.

Failing that, you can just use the `dis' module on the functions and
work out what they do by hand, which is not very hard, but very
tedious.

Cheers,
M.

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