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what is manifest ?

ali rafiq
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Joined: Jan 09, 2003
Posts: 75
i can make a jar file easily but what is this i never tried to study about this ... is it necessary to make or it makes by defualt???

if u learn to break the rock .. next day u will be looking to Mountain.
Paul Done

Joined: Jan 03, 2003
Posts: 22
This Sun tutorial may help...
Basically the inclusion of the file is optional depending on what you are try to do. However, many packaging tools often generate one anyway. It can be used for securing a jar, specifying class path dependencies of the jar's contents, specifying the default main class to be able to start the jar app with the command 'java -jar myapp.jar', and other things.
[ January 16, 2003: Message edited by: Paul Done ]
I agree. Here's the link:
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