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Accessing the manifest within a jar file

2006-10-30       - By Ivan "Rambius" Ivanov
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Hello,

You can also use Ant 1.7 zipentry resource:

<zipentry zipfile="my.jar"
  name="META-INF/MANIFEST.MF"/>

Regards
Ivan

--- Antoine Levy-Lambert <antoine@(protected)> wrote:

> Hello Michael,
>
> this is an interesting question.
>
> I would write my own custom Ant task . You can use
> java.util.jar.JarFile
> and java.util.jar.Manifest to access whathever
> information you want.
>
> Actually, I am interested by the same sort of topic,
> for instance to
> collect Vendor/Version/Name information from a set
> of jar files and
> generate a report from this.
>
> Regards,
>
> Antoine
>
> Nau, Michael wrote:
> > Anyone know of an easy way to access the manifest
> file within a jar
> > file? I realize I can extract the manifest first
> using the <unjar> task,
> > but I was hoping for a way to directly access the
> manifest file.
> >
> > I need to check for some specific info within the
> manifest of several
> > jar files from my ant script.
> >
> > Thanks,
> > -Mike
> >
> >
> >
> >  
>
>
>
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