Hello,

One posibility is to compress the executable with UPX or somethink like this. It's not really secure as it can be decompressed with se same tool, but your code can not be directly seen.

http://upx.sourceforge.net/

Bye

On Wed, 3 Sep 2003 16:05:31 +0900
oleg dashevskii <be9-ml / be9.ru> wrote:

> Hello,
> 
> Today I set out to make an .exe file of my program (which uses FXRuby).
> After using 1.8.0 .rbx files from exerb-cc-2.6.7 it went fine (not to
> count that the resulting .exe file is over 5 MB). The real problem is
> that my code can easily be extracted from the .exe (what a storage means
> for real intellectual property, hehe).
>  
> But as seen from exerb docs, in 2.6.7 there's no support for bRuby (that seems
> to at least partially solve my problem).
> 
> What can be done here?
> 
> --
> be9
> 
>