JarOutputStream

public class JarOutputStream
extends ZipOutputStream

java.lang.Object
   ↳ java.io.OutputStream
     ↳ java.io.FilterOutputStream
       ↳ java.util.zip.DeflaterOutputStream
         ↳ java.util.zip.ZipOutputStream
           ↳ java.util.jar.JarOutputStream


The JarOutputStream class is used to write the contents of a JAR file to any output stream. It extends the class java.util.zip.ZipOutputStream with support for writing an optional Manifest entry. The Manifest can be used to specify meta-information about the JAR file and its entries.

Summary

Inherited constants

Inherited fields

Public constructors

JarOutputStream(OutputStream out, Manifest man)

Creates a new JarOutputStream with the specified Manifest.

JarOutputStream(OutputStream out)

Creates a new JarOutputStream with no manifest.

Public methods

void putNextEntry(ZipEntry ze)

Begins writing a new JAR file entry and positions the stream to the start of the entry data.

Inherited methods

Public constructors

JarOutputStream

added in API level 1
public JarOutputStream (OutputStream out, 
                Manifest man)

Creates a new JarOutputStream with the specified Manifest. The manifest is written as the first entry to the output stream.

Parameters
out OutputStream: the actual output stream

man Manifest: the optional Manifest

Throws
IOException if an I/O error has occurred

JarOutputStream

added in API level 1
public JarOutputStream (OutputStream out)

Creates a new JarOutputStream with no manifest.

Parameters
out OutputStream: the actual output stream

Throws
IOException if an I/O error has occurred

Public methods

putNextEntry

added in API level 1
public void putNextEntry (ZipEntry ze)

Begins writing a new JAR file entry and positions the stream to the start of the entry data. This method will also close any previous entry. The default compression method will be used if no compression method was specified for the entry. The current time will be used if the entry has no set modification time.

Parameters
ze ZipEntry: the ZIP/JAR entry to be written

Throws
ZipException if a ZIP error has occurred
IOException if an I/O error has occurred