hereditas pack

pack a box into a self-contained binary


After building a box with Hereditas, the hereditas pack command allows you to generate a self-contained binary (for Windows, macOS and Linux) that contains your Hereditas box and all of its contents. Depending on your use case, this single binary might be easier to distribute.

Note that this command has some pre-requisites:

  • You need to have the Go compiler installed (version 1.13 or higher)
  • You need to have packr2 installed in your path (see
  • Your Hereditas box must be already built (run hereditas build beforehand)
  • The URL http://localhost:8080 must be allowed for this box (run hereditas url:add -u http://localhost:8080)

Example usage

hereditas pack