Support dex version 38 in smali

Smali is used by cts-api-coverage.

Bug: 36902714
Test: m -j ANDROID_COMPILE_WITH_JACK=false continuous_instrumentation_tests_api_coverage
Change-Id: I4b02caa9d4b6370497faeb4ab142b297865c5234
(cherry picked from commit 705b1ebf36002a7ffb8fb957480e30b67836625e)
1 file changed
tree: 2df01c38cfe3f1df29a3c6a4586669ed3af787eb
  1. .gitignore
  5. README.version
  6. baksmali/
  7. build.gradle
  8. deodexerant/
  9. dexlib2/
  10. examples/
  11. extract-property.xslt
  13. gradle/
  14. gradlew
  15. gradlew.bat
  16. scripts/
  17. settings.gradle
  18. smali-integration-tests/
  19. smali/
  20. smalidea/
  21. util/


smali/baksmali is an assembler/disassembler for the dex format used by dalvik, Android‘s Java VM implementation. The syntax is loosely based on Jasmin’s/dedexer's syntax, and supports the full functionality of the dex format (annotations, debug info, line info, etc.)

Downloads are at If you are interested in submitting a patch, feel free to send me a pull request here.

See the wiki for more info/news/release notes/etc.


  • github Issue tracker - For any bugs/issues/feature requests
  • #smali on freenode - Free free to drop by and ask a question. Don't expect an instant response, but if you hang around someone will respond.

Some useful links for getting started with smali