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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] inject binary resource in executable
From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-04-09 05:16:41

On 09.04.2014 01:46, George Georgiev wrote:
> Hi,
> I am using boost build. I need to be able to inject a binary resource in executable in a multi-platform fashion. How I obtain it is not
> critical - whatever way works.
> Is somebody knows about something out of the box that I can use - else I know that I can make it myself.

Depends on the size of resource. For something smallish, converting it into source file with a C array will work just
fine. For huge resources, some specific tricks shall be used, like "incbin" directive in GNU assembler - which is
what we used at work, see here:

This code is part of larger self-extractor creator though, so mostly useful only as reference.


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