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reading file from jar - Problem

Ganesh Gowtham
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Joined: Mar 30, 2005
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Hi Folks !!!
i am trying to read the content of class files from jar .
though i can able to get the entry names from jar , i cant able to read the content .

below is the code whichi am using .

Please sugesst how to go ahead .

Thanks, Ganesh Gowtham
Rob Spoor

Joined: Oct 27, 2005
Posts: 19697

Read from the JarInputStream directly. Everytime you call getNextJarEntry it positions itself to the next entry, and you can read its contents until all is read (read returns -1). Then you call getNextJarEntry again and read all again.

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