Re: Disassembler preference?

Date: Thu, 29 Jun 2017 21:29:34 +0200
Message-ID: <1557572.L0CqubZ0qJ@rakete>
On Thursday 29 June 2017, 21:17:50 wrote:
> > You can find IDA FW 4.1 by searching for the file on the
> > web. I also used (v3.7) some times.
> > 
> > The latest FW version is available here:
> >
> All those seem to be DOS or whatever .EXE files. For me this means running
> it in a virtual machine, which I'd prefer to avoid.

there is a linux version as well (even OSX iirc) - but none of the free ones 
has that, right. i wouldnt recommend the free ones either, they are too 
limited and outdated, imho.

> > Having said all this: While IDA is a very powerfull tool, sometimes it
> > is better to use the disassembler which is given with the assembler you
> > are using yourself. That is, if do not want to look into the code, but
> > also to create an assembleable version (for your own modifications), you
> > might be better off using the disassembler which comes with your
> > assembler.
> The keyword here is "also" - that's exactly what I need it for.

i did that too - its pretty easy to make IDA output code that can be assembled 
with your favourite assembler (either with a simple script or by adding a 
custom output format to the cpu module - for that you need the PRO one with 
SDK though)

> > That's why I often use da65 from the cc65 package.
> I used to use it too. And still use it for smaller things but I remember
> what kind of PITA it was to create the "infofiles" when something bigger
> needed to be disassembled.

have a look at nostalgias "regenerator" - it has many of IDAs features and 
produces code that can be assembled with 64tass (iirc). (you might need WINE 
to run on linux)


I am pretty sure that whenever you make the statement "I am right and the 
entire industry is wrong." you are, in fact, the one who is wrong. Unless your 
name happens to be Steve Wozniak, and it happens to be 1976.

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