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Extracting Library File Contents

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lib files aren''t like zip files... they''re just a bunch of classes and/or functions that you can statically link into a project

and no, there''s no programs to extract the code directly from it, though I''m sure there''s disassemblers that can give you the assembly code though it takes a bit of work to figure out whats going on and is generally only used for bad things

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.lib files are just a bunch of .obj files thrown together. You can get .objs out of .libs; this is what linker does when it sees .lib files.

I know Borland C++ 3.x/4.x could do this, but I didn''t have a need to get .objs out of .libs ever since I used that.

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