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0export - create self-installing bundles for distribution on CD

Published by Thomas Leonard


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Full name


It is sometimes useful to bundle a program and its libraries together on a CD (for example) so that it can be used on machines without a network connection, or where the network is very slow. It is also useful for archival purposes, in case the original web-sites supplying required libraries become unavailable. 0export takes the URI of a program and creates a "" file; a self- extracting archive containing everything needed to run the program. This file can be executed on a machine without a network connection to install or run the program. Unlike the bundles created by the related zero2bundle program, programs installed using are added to the Zero Install cache and are therefore still shared between users, and will get updates over the web where possible.


Available versions

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0.12010-02-04stableAnyDownload (20343 bytes)
0.22010-07-10stableAnyDownload (22009 bytes)
0.32011-01-27stableAnyDownload (22115 bytes)
0.42012-06-05stableAnyDownload (22210 bytes)
0.52013-02-26stableAnyDownload (22281 bytes)
Required libraries

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