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How to create exe in java

Arun Maalik
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Joined: Oct 25, 2005
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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
c:\first.class


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

Regard
Arun
Deepak Bala
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Joined: Feb 24, 2006
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Have a look at this...
http://java.sun.com/docs/books/tutorial/deployment/jar/

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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