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Re: Why code your own library?

Pedro Medeiros wrote:
> >I wonder if you could write a netscape plugin that would run the
> autoget
> >script automatically when you clicked on it?  Then, getting a game
> >would be *JUST* a matter of clicking on a link to the autoget
> >script.  One mouse click game installation!
> Ok. This will sound completly lame and windows solution,
> but what about a program that changes a tarball into a
> self extracting executable?

That's OK for binary distributions - but for source distributions,
it's hopeless. How would I make a self-extracting executable
for all of x86, Alpha, PowerPC, MIPS, SPARC, etc?

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