Jimple: Simplifying Java Bytecode for Analyses and Transformations

@inproceedings{eeRai1998JimpleSJ,
  title={Jimple: Simplifying Java Bytecode for Analyses and Transformations},
  author={Raja Vall ee-Rai and Laurie J. Hendren},
  year={1998}
}
In this paper we present Jimple, a 3-address intermediate representation that has been designed to simplify analysis and transformation of Java bytecode. We motivate the need for a new intermediate representation by illustrating several difficulties with optimizing the stack-based Java bytecode directly. In general, these difficulties are due to the fact that bytecode instructions affect an expression stack, and thus have implicit uses and definitions of stack locations. We propose Jimple as an… CONTINUE READING
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