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error while using jar -tvf file.war

thirumala raju
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Joined: Jan 03, 2008
Posts: 9
hi folks,

can anyone please help on this whby i am getting this error while extracting the war file by unsing this command\

sshams:spdwa530:64> jar -tvf BootstrapWAR.war
java.io.FileNotFoundException: BootstrapWAR.war (No such file or directory)
at java.io.FileInputStream.open(Native Method)
at java.io.FileInputStream.<init>(FileInputStream.java:91)
at java.io.FileInputStream.<init>(FileInputStream.java:54)
at sun.tools.jar.Main.run(Main.java:181)
at sun.tools.jar.Main.main(Main.java:899)
Jesper de Jong
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Joined: Aug 16, 2005
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You get this error because the WAR file you're trying to look at (BootstrapWAR.war) is not in the current directory. On which operating system is this? Note that some operating systems (such as Linux or Unix) are case-sensitive.

By the way "tvf" does not extract the war - it only lists the files in the war. To extract it, use "xvf".


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