[Chicago-talk] Archive::SelfExtract

Andy Lester andy at petdance.com
Tue Mar 23 11:45:12 CST 2004

> I threw this together as a proof-of-concept after a discussion about
> bootstrapping a Java-based installer for an app (the installer can't
> run until it's installed the JRE, which it can't do until it runs...).
> We've used PerlApp to turn scripts into win32 EXEs before, so I wanted
> to see if I could get a single-file perl script which would unpack a
> set of files and then run some code.

Take a look at Autrijus Tang's PAR.


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