Spec for running binary tarball?

Marty Jack martyj19 at comcast.net
Tue Mar 22 16:33:20 PDT 2011

On 03/22/2011 07:24 PM, Daniel Bo wrote:
> Is there a spec for a DE to run a binary tarball, for instance if the
> archive's executable bit is set, the archive is extracted to /tmp and
> a specially named script is executed? If so, how could FD.o get
> distributer's that distribute a single, distro-agnostic package (like
> Mozilla et al.) on board?

You might want to check out the Zero-Install project.

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