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diff between -cvf and cf

swathi valasala
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jar cvf example.war .
jar -cvf example.war . whats the difference between them please send reply im using windows when i used the jar -cvf example.war. is it correct
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A few things. First, please do not post in all uppercase -- read this for more information.

Also, please take the time to choose the correct forum for your posts. This forum is for questions on Servlets.

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Rob Spoor
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The v stands for verbose, which means it's exactly the same except cvf prints a lot more information to your console.


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The v is for verbose.

If you type just jar at the command line, you should see a help screen with a list of the switches and what they do:



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