Java™ Platform
Standard Ed. 7

Package 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.

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Package java.util.jar Description

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. The manifest stores meta-information about the JAR file contents and is also used for signing JAR files.

Package Specification

The java.util.jar package is based on the following specifications:
Since:
1.2
Java™ Platform
Standard Ed. 7

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