Module java.base

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. 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
  • Deprecated,forremoval:ThisAPIelementissubjecttoremovalinafutureversion.Thisclassisdeprecated,andisplannedforremovalinafuturerelease.
  • Interface Summary  
    InterfaceDescription
    Pack200.PackerDeprecated, for removal: This API element is subject to removal in a future version.
    This interface is deprecated, and is planned for removal in a future release.
    Pack200.UnpackerDeprecated, for removal: This API element is subject to removal in a future version.
    This interface is deprecated, and is planned for removal in a future release.
  • Class Summary
     
    ClassDescription
    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
  • Exception Summary  
    ExceptionDescription
    JarException
    Signals that an error of some sort has occurred while reading from or writing to a JAR file.