Building hsdis?

Andrew Haley aph at
Sat Dec 30 09:19:37 UTC 2017

On 29/12/17 20:09, Mario Torre wrote:
> 2017-12-29 17:16 GMT+01:00 Volker Simonis <volker.simonis at>:
>> So than why aren't you reluctant about using hsdis itself? Or did you
>> (or your co-workers) never ever used any hsdis version based on
>> binutils > 2.17, released in June 2006 (small hint: aarch64 support
>> was added in binutils 2.23 around 2012 and is entirely GPLv3).
> Personal use is not a problem though, redistribution to public is.
> That's not to suggest we shouldn't fix this of course.

Sure, but let's hear some suggestions that don't require the end user
to decide whether to use unlicensed software.  We could write a
disassembler ourselves, I suppose, but that seems a bit crazy.
Maybe there is a disassembler out there with a licence that fits.

Andrew Haley
Java Platform Lead Engineer
Red Hat UK Ltd. <>
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