I was wondering if anybody knows if its possible to make stunnel - https://www.stunnel.org/index.html portable. I use it very often to have the ability to send mails from my applications for testing purposes. And since i have all my development tools on my external SSD i was wondering if it would be possible to make stunnel portable to.
I second this.
sTunnel is quite useful to disguise an SSH/VPN connection as a normal HTTPS connection, which most ISP/firewall will not reject since it will disrupt almost all users way too much. sTunnel is open source under GPL, so could someone please make it portable? Thanks in advance!
The license of stunnel is GNU GPL: https://www.stunnel.org/COPYING.html.
I contacted the author asking about the portability of stunnel, and the author told me that stunnel is portable by design: the only Windows registry entry it uses is for the uninstaller. The installer creates a folder, copies files to this folder, and creates Windows menus and shortcuts. If I don't need the menus and shortcuts then I can simply take the folder and copy it to another computer.
And according to a post here https://www.portablefreeware.com/forums/viewtopic.php?t=21551,
So I gave it a try by running the installer with default settings, and after installing to the default directory C:\Program Files (x86)\stunnel\, I got the follow folder structure:
I'm wondering if John or someone else could portablize it trivially. Or if nobody is interested in it, could someone please let me know how much time do I need to spend to portablize it by myself using PortableApps.com Launcher (if it is trivial to do so)? Is there any easy to follow tutorial and where should I start?
Thanks in advance.