I want to convert my shell scripts into binary executable so that nobody else could edit or read it. Is there a way to convert it into a binary executable?
There's an alternative to compiling your scripts. Since the goal here is to make it so that no one can read it or alter it, you may want to give the following link a try:
On the above page, all you have to do is submit your script (you can submit a sample script first for your peace of mind). A zip file will be generated for you.
What the above install command will do for you is:
shc is what you're looking for. get it here: shc
Everything you need to do this, you find here: