Simple Self Extracting Archives
Linux.org.mt tells us how to create
"Linux provides all the commands necessary to create compressed archives and re-extract them,
as well as run complex installation scripts. So, why not automate things a bit?
This article explains how to create an "executable archive" that, when executed,
extracts itself into a directory and, optionally, starts an installation script."
(Submitted by Noel Tue Mar 19, 2002 )
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