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Protect Jar Content

Mercurio Savedra

Joined: Dec 04, 2005
Posts: 25
Can I use any tool or utility to make a content of a JAR file not accessible to unzip?
Manuel Leiria
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No way Jose!

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Rob Spoor

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You might be able to password protect it like regular ZIP files can be, but then you won't be able to use it in Java without some kind of custom class loader that can load classes from a password protected ZIP file.

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Mercurio Savedra

Joined: Dec 04, 2005
Posts: 25
this is just that i want to do , but some information how to protect the jar content and how configure the classloader
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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