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.
java.util.jarpackage is based on the following specifications:
ClassDescriptionThe Attributes class maps Manifest attribute names to associated string values.The Attributes.Name class represents an attribute name stored in this Map.This class is used to represent a JAR file entry.Signals that an error of some sort has occurred while reading from or writing to a JAR file.The
JarFileclass is used to read the contents of a jar file from any file that can be opened with
JarInputStreamclass, which extends
ZipInputStream, is used to read the contents of a JAR file from an input stream.The
JarOutputStreamclass is used to write the contents of a JAR file to any output stream.The Manifest class is used to maintain Manifest entry names and their associated Attributes.