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WAR file

vivi santa
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Joined: Feb 02, 2001
Posts: 26
Can anyone tell me how to make a WAR file?
Thanks
Anonymous
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Joined: Nov 22, 2008
Posts: 18944
use jar.exe as
jar cfv test.war *.jsp
Regards
Younas Aamir
Bharatesh H Kakamari
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Joined: Nov 09, 2000
Posts: 198
There is no difference between a jar file and a war file. It is just the extension but the utility (jar) does the same functionality of zipping the given files.
The only difference being that only servlets and jsp pages are jar'red with a war extension.
HTH
Jeroen Wenting
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Joined: Oct 12, 2000
Posts: 5093
There are some requirements, though:
there should be a directory called WEB-INF (capitals!!!) containing a file called web.xml (this is your deployment descriptor for servlets, etc).
loose Java classes should go into WEB-INF/classes
jarfiles go into WEB-INF/lib


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hemang patel
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Joined: Mar 06, 2001
Posts: 8
I was never good at remembering dos-prompt commands. If you have J2EE Enterprise Edition, then its deployment tool will make a war file ... its a GUI, which allows you to choose files to be included in the WAR archive
faisal mahmood
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Joined: Nov 30, 2000
Posts: 349
I don't think any GUI tools comes with jdk1.3 for creating jar or war files but some IDE's such as JBuilder 4 or Forte may do that.
Faisal
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
 
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