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Lavanya Balaraman

Joined: Feb 17, 2009
Posts: 10
How to create a jar file in java please any body help me

Thank you

Swastik Dey

Joined: Jan 08, 2009
Posts: 1528

//if not any executable jar i.e does not have any manifest
jar -cfM jarfilename.jar yourclassfilename.class

//if an executable jar i.e. has a manifest file too

-jar -cfm jarfilename.jar manifestfilename.mft yourclassfilename.class

Ulf Dittmer

Joined: Mar 22, 2005
Posts: 42959
In the future, please UseAMeaningfulSubjectLine. The one you chose is particularly unhelpful on this site where all questions deal with Java in one way or another.

You may want to work read the Java Tutorial chapter on jar files:
I agree. Here's the link:
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