|appending data to an executable binary firstname.lastname@example.org (2000-04-11)|
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> Is it possible in general to append data to the end of an existing
> executable binary or will doing that corrupt the binary?
Under 32-bit Windows, you can safely append to the end of an EXE (
assuming that the EXE in question doesn't already have appended data
... some p-code compilers append p-code to the end of a generalized
run-time interpreter EXE ...)
Self-extracting-archive utilities have used this technique for years.
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