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WinDbg Struct Converter

Tool name: WinDbg Struct Converter
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Author: ZaiRoN                        
Current version: 1.0
Last updated: January 1, 2008
Direct D/L link: Locally archived copy
License type: Free
Description: How many times did you create a structure starting from Windbg's dt command output? It sometimes happens especially if you use Ida or if you need to code something. It’s something that makes me feel unhappy. It’s a boring job for sure, particularly when you have to deal with big structures (i.e. ethread). There are some ready made definitions online, but there’s not a standard definition for a single structure. Most of the time it depends on the OS you are running on.

All I want to do is to convert dt’s output into a struct definition. The output to convert is something like (obtained by Windbg using "dt _list_entry" command):

+0×000 Flink : Ptr32 _LIST_ENTRY
+0×004 Blink : Ptr32 _LIST_ENTRY

And this is what I want to generate:

typedef struct _LIST_ENTRY
struct _LIST_ENTRY* Flink; // 0×000
struct _LIST_ENTRY* Blink; // 0×004

I’m not a Windbg guru and I don’t know if there is a quickest way, so the idea is to write something able to perform (almost all) the convertion.

The gui is pretty simple, it contains two edit boxes and two buttons, nothing more. The conversion process starts by pressing the “Convert” button, the program converts the data stored inside the clipboard. The left box will be filled with the clipboard’s contents while the other box will contain the converted structure.
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