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       makeself - An utility to generate self-extractable archives.


       makeself [options] archive_dir file_name label [startup_script] [args]


       This  program  is  a  free  (GPL)  utility  designed  to  create  self-
       extractable archives from a directory.


       The following options are supported.

       -v, --version  Prints out the makeself version number and exits.

       -h, --help     Print out help information.

       --gzip         Compress using gzip (default if detected).

       --bzip2        Compress using bzip2.

       --compress     Compress using the UNIX ’compress’ command.

       --nocomp       Do not compress the data.

       --notemp       The archive  will  create  archive_dir  in  the  current
                      directory and uncompress in ./archive_dir.

       --copy         Upon extraction, the archive will first copy itself to a
                      temporary directory.

       --append       Append more files to an existing makeself archive.   The
                      label and startup scripts will then be ignored.

       --current      Files  will  be  extracted  to  the  current  directory.
                      Implies --notemp.

       --header file  Specify location of the header script.

       --follow       Follow the symlinks in the archive.

       --nox11        Disable automatic spawn of an xterm if running in X11.

       --nowait       Do not wait for  user  input  after  executing  embedded
                      program from an xterm.

       --nomd5        Do not create a MD5 checksum for the archive.

       --nocrc        Do not create a CRC32 checksum for the archive.

       --lsm file     LSM file describing the package.


       Makeself  has been written by Stéphane Peter <>.
       This man page was originally written by  Bartosz  Fenski  <>
       for the Debian GNU/Linux distribution (but it may be used by others).

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