Software that converts machine language back into assembly language. Since there is no way to determine the human thinking behind the logic of the instructions, the resulting assembly language routines and variables are named and numbered sequentially (A001, A002, etc.). Disassembled code can be very difficult to maintain in its original state; however, the code can be manually renamed for future maintenance. See decompiler.Hypothetical HypotheticalHuman-Written Machine-CreatedAssembler Code Disassembler Codestart in quant R001 in A001 if quant>100 if A001>100 goto bigorder goto R002 print "end" print "end" stop stop.
(computing) A computer program that examines another computer program and attempts to generate assembly language source code that would, in theory, reproduce the target program.
Origin of disassembler
- disassemble +"Ž -er