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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


       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.

       --pbzip2       Compress using pbzip2.

       --xz           Compress using xz.

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

       --nocomp       Do not compress the data.

       --complevel lvl
                      Specify the compression level for gzip,bzip2,pbzui2 or xz

       --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

       --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. Both --current and
                      --target dir imply --notemp.

       --target dir   Extract directly to a  target  directory.  Directory  path  can  be  either
                      absolute or relative.

       --header file  Specify location of the header script.

       --follow       Follow the symlinks in the archive.

       --noprogress   Do not show the progress during the decompression.

       --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 St├ęphane Peter <>.   This man page was
       originally written by Bartosz Fenski <> for the Debian  GNU/Linux  distribution
       (but it may be used by others).

                                              2.1.6                                   makeself(1)