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Extracting files from a jar file

Stewart Griffin
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Joined: Dec 02, 2002
Posts: 23
Hi,
Does anyone know how to extract all the files
from a jar file, from inside a running java program?
Avi Abrami
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Joined: Oct 11, 2000
Posts: 1121

Hi Stewart,
Have you read these?
http://java.sun.com/docs/books/tutorial/jar/index.html
http://java.sun.com/j2se/1.4.1/docs/api/java/util/jar/package-summary.html
Do they not help you?
Good Luck,
Avi.
 
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