zip resources

Mon May 19 04:13:54 PDT 2008

tyro wrote:
> BCS Wrote:
>> Reply to Tyro,
>>> I have an exe that depends on the existance of a zip file. The archive
>>> gets updated one every three or so years so I'd like to provide it
>>> bundled with my exe. Is then even possible? If so, please point me to
>>> the reference or provide a small example.
>>> Thanks.
>> if you unzip it from an in memory buffer (and the file isn't to huge) you 
>> can do an include("") and get it as a string.
> Awesome... that did the trick. One caveat thought: import("") vice include(h).
> Thanks a lot for the speedy response.
You can also just have the data uncompressed and embedded in the exe and 
use UPX to pack the executable - works out fairly well for certain 

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