unluac

A decompiler for Lua 5.1

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Description

unluac is a decompiler for Lua 5.1. It runs on Lua chunks that have been compiled with the standard Lua compiler. It requires that debugging information has not been stripped from the chunk. (By default, the Lua compiler includes this debugging information.)

This program is written in Java. A JAR package is available in the downloads section so you don't have to compile it. It runs from the command line and accepts a single argument: the file name of a Lua chunk. The decompiled code is printed to the standard output.

Here is an example usage of unluac:
java -jar unluac.jar myfile.lua > myfile_decompiled.lua

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License

MIT License

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  • tbk0000
    1 of 5 2 of 5 3 of 5 4 of 5 5 of 5

    Functions great :) Very easy to use (in a shell: java unluac.jar input.lua > dec_input.lua).

    Posted 12/08/2013
  • windhamwong
    1 of 5 2 of 5 3 of 5 4 of 5 5 of 5

    The program is easy to use for programmers and engineers but the project needs some more support and wiki to tell people how to use it instead of running the jar or reading the source code by their own.

    Posted 10/14/2013
  • jonahbishop
    1 of 5 2 of 5 3 of 5 4 of 5 5 of 5

    Great app

    Posted 02/16/2013
  • lukemorgan
    1 of 5 2 of 5 3 of 5 4 of 5 5 of 5

    Thanks unluac

    Posted 12/22/2012
  • williamhansen
    1 of 5 2 of 5 3 of 5 4 of 5 5 of 5

    Very easy to use unluac

    Posted 09/22/2012
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Additional Project Details

Languages

English

Intended Audience

Advanced End Users, Developers

User Interface

Command-line

Programming Language

Java

Registered

2012-04-14
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