Java™ Platform
Standard Ed. 6

Uses of Package
java.util.jar

Packages that use java.util.jar
java.lang.instrument Provides services that allow Java programming language agents to instrument programs running on the JVM. 
java.net Provides the classes for implementing networking applications. 
java.util.jar Provides classes for reading and writing the JAR (Java ARchive) file format, which is based on the standard ZIP file format with an optional manifest file. 
 

Classes in java.util.jar used by java.lang.instrument
JarFile
          The JarFile class is used to read the contents of a jar file from any file that can be opened with java.io.RandomAccessFile.
 

Classes in java.util.jar used by java.net
Attributes
          The Attributes class maps Manifest attribute names to associated string values.
JarEntry
          This class is used to represent a JAR file entry.
JarFile
          The JarFile class is used to read the contents of a jar file from any file that can be opened with java.io.RandomAccessFile.
Manifest
          The Manifest class is used to maintain Manifest entry names and their associated Attributes.
 

Classes in java.util.jar used by java.util.jar
Attributes
          The Attributes class maps Manifest attribute names to associated string values.
Attributes.Name
          The Attributes.Name class represents an attribute name stored in this Map.
JarEntry
          This class is used to represent a JAR file entry.
JarFile
          The JarFile class is used to read the contents of a jar file from any file that can be opened with java.io.RandomAccessFile.
JarInputStream
          The JarInputStream class is used to read the contents of a JAR file from any input stream.
JarOutputStream
          The JarOutputStream class is used to write the contents of a JAR file to any output stream.
Manifest
          The Manifest class is used to maintain Manifest entry names and their associated Attributes.
Pack200.Packer
          The packer engine applies various transformations to the input JAR file, making the pack stream highly compressible by a compressor such as gzip or zip.
Pack200.Unpacker
          The unpacker engine converts the packed stream to a JAR file.
 


Java™ Platform
Standard Ed. 6

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