On 12/28/06, Mark Volkmann <r.mark.volkmann / gmail.com> wrote:
> How can I read the entries in a Java .jar file from Ruby?
>
> I tried the standard library Zlib, but that doesn't work ... I think
> because .jar files use the zip format instead of the gzip format.
>
> I tried the rubyzip library at http://rubyzip.sourceforge.net/. For
> some reason that didn't get to all the entries in the file, only
> "META-INF/" and "META-INF/MANIFEST.MF".

Perhaps you should simply call the jar program, or unzip, instead of
trying to read the file directly.

Mike
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