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shc - Shell script compiler

SHC is a generic shell script compiler. It takes a script, which is specified on
the command line and produces C source code. The generated source code is then
compiled and linked to produce a stripped binary.

The compiled binary will still be dependent on the shell specified in the first
line of the shell code (i.e shebang: #!/bin/sh or such), thus shc does not
create completely independent binaries.

shc itself is not a compiler such as cc, it rather encodes and encrypts a shell
script and generates C source code with the added expiration capability. It then
uses the system compiler to compile a stripped binary which behaves exactly like
the original script. Upon execution, the compiled binary will decrypt and
execute the code with the shells' -c option.

Maintained by: Giuseppe Di Terlizzi
Keywords: shc,generic shell script compiler,shell,script,sh,shell script compiler
ChangeLog: shc


Source Downloads:
shc-4.0.3.tar.gz (c3f7aef42f12bccd0a54db92e3946f4e)

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shc.tar.gz.asc (FAQ)

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Validated for Slackware 14.2

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