Have you ever wanted to include raw data - such as images - in an executable application file?
An application that can be compiled for any platform including Windows, Linux and OSX?
– Well, while I was working on harvid, I did.
It turned out to be quite easy - once you know how :) gnu/ld rocks, but as usual there are some issues – in particular on OSX.
Check out the complete embedding resources in executables story.