how to view the code form /bin/sh


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how to view the code form /bin/sh

How do we view th ecode for executables??


qwk,grep.fgrep, etc..
any ideas??

as they are written in C , I think , there should be some place where they are placed.
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Most executable files have been compiled, which means they're no longer readable by humans. You'll have to find the source code for the program, which probably won't be located in /bin/sh, but in the creator's home directory or perhaps in one location if everyone agreed to store their source code there...

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Hmm.. after reading this post, I don't think the above is the answer you wanted, but I can't help you anymore. Your instructor can help you more than anyone here.

Last edited by oombera; 02-02-2004 at 10:33 AM..
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look for your linux CDs, there might be a cd which contains the sources of most linux binary for your (evil) need (backdooring a shell Smilie )
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