On Fri, May 29, 2015 at 7:23 AM, Paul Sokolovsky <pmiscml@gmail.com> wrote:
 
> An example of a product that does this is Chef, they install their
> own Ruby and everything but libc into /opt/chef to completely isolate
> themselves from the host system.

this sounds a bit like what conda does -- install miniconda, and a conda environment set up with a yaml file,, and away you go. not small, but quite self contained, and give you exactly what you want.

-CHB


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