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How to create exe in java

Arun Maalik
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Joined: Oct 25, 2005
Posts: 216
Dear ranchar how can we create an exe file of java swing. I am creating the jar file by the following command as

jar cf first.jar c:\first.class
then from the above command it is creating a jar file but when i am sending the jar file to the desktop and executing that there is error as like below

Failed to load manifest attribute from

why this error

is it mandatory to create a manifest file before craeting the jar file
and if yes then what i will eneter in manifest file at

java-Bean : true or false//because i am not creating a bean

Deepak Bala

Joined: Feb 24, 2006
Posts: 6662

Have a look at this...

The manifest is required to tell the JVM, where the main class is and where the libraries for the application reside.

You should consider changing the title to this topic. I though you wanted to change the .jar to a .exe when I read the title.

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