How to compile a linux shell script to be a standalone executable *binary* (i.e. not just e.g. chmod 755)?
The solution that fully meets my needs would be SHC – a free tool, or CCsh a commercial tool. Both compile shell scripts to C, which then can be compiled using a C compiler. Links about SHC: https://github.com/neurobin/shc http://www.datsi.fi.upm.es/~frosal/ http://www.downloadplex.com/Linux/System-Utilities/Shell-Tools/Download-shc_70414.html Links about CCsh: http://www.comeaucomputing.com/faqs/ccshlit.html