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From Marc Benstein <MBenst...@ultramain.com>
Subject Re: Java 5 fails to run jar files created with Ant 1.9.0
Date Thu, 28 Mar 2013 19:09:01 GMT
Using the manifest element within jar works fine.

On Thu, 2013-03-28 at 12:53 -0600, Welsh, Armand wrote:
> What happens if you insert a manifest element instead of a manifest property, and let
ANT dynamically build the manifest file?
> 
> 	<jar destfile="AntFail/antfail.jar" basedir="AntFail/bin" >
> 		<manifest>
>     			<attribute name="Main-Class" value=" com.antfail.AntFail "/>
> 		</manifest>
> 	</jar>
> 
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Marc Benstein [mailto:MBenstein@ultramain.com] 
> Sent: Thursday, March 28, 2013 9:59 AM
> To: user@ant.apache.org
> Subject: Re: Java 5 fails to run jar files created with Ant 1.9.0
> 
> On Thu, 2013-03-28 at 05:59 -0600, Stefan Bodewig wrote:
> > On 2013-03-28, Marc Benstein wrote:
> >
> > > Java 5 fails to execute jars created with Ant 1.9.0. Java 6 and 7 work
> > > fine to execute the jar.
> >
> > I assume creating the same jar with Ant 1.8.x works just fne for you.
> 
> Correct.
> 
> >
> > Ant 1.9.0 ships with a zip package that has some enhancements over the
> > one in 1.8.x - Zip64 support in particular.  It is possible Ant now
> > creates jars by default that Java5 doesn't like.
> >
> > > The message I am seeing in Java 5 is "Invalid or corrupt jarfile"
> >
> > Is there any sort of additional information?  You say jar -tf doesn't
> > complain.  Do you only get the error when you use java -jar or also when
> > you add the jar to the classpath and execute your main class explicitly?
> 
> I have found the exact cause. It seems using the manifest attribute in
> the jar element causes the jar problem. I have created a simple ant
> build.xml to demonstrate. Use Java 5 to run this file.
> 
> Here's the output from the build file:
> 
> Buildfile: /home/mbenstein/build.xml
> 
> create-main:
> 
> compile-main:
>     [mkdir] Created dir: /home/mbenstein/AntFail/bin
>     [javac] Compiling 1 source file to /home/mbenstein/AntFail/bin
> 
> jar-main:
>       [jar] Building jar: /home/mbenstein/AntFail/antfail.jar
> 
> run-jar:
>      [java] Invalid or corrupt
> jarfile /home/mbenstein/AntFail/antfail.jar
>      [java] Java Result: 1
> 
> BUILD SUCCESSFUL
> Total time: 1 second
> 
> 
> 
> -- build.xml --
> <?xml version="1.0"?>
> <project name="jarfail" default="run-jar">
> 
>   <target name="create-main">
>     <echo append="no" message="package com.antfail;${line.separator}"
> file="AntFail/src/com/antfail/AntFail.java" />
>     <echo append="yes" message="public class AntFail { public static
> void main(String[] args)
> { System.out.println(System.getProperty(&quot;java.version&quot;)); }}${line.separator}"
file="AntFail/src/com/antfail/AntFail.java" />
>   </target>
> 
>   <target name="compile-main" depends="create-main">
>     <mkdir dir="AntFail/bin" />
>     <javac srcdir="AntFail/src" destdir="AntFail/bin"
> includeantruntime="no" />
>   </target>
> 
>   <target name="jar-main" depends="compile-main">
>     <property environment="env" />
> 
>     <manifest file="AntFail/MANIFEST.MF">
>       <attribute name="Main-Class" value="com.antfail.AntFail" />
>     </manifest>
> 
>     <jar manifest="AntFail/MANIFEST.MF" destfile="AntFail/antfail.jar"
> basedir="AntFail/bin" />
>   </target>
> 
>   <target name="run-jar" depends="jar-main">
>     <java jar="AntFail/antfail.jar" fork="true"/>
>   </target>
> 
>   <target name="clean">
>     <delete dir="AntFail" />
>   </target>
> </project>
> 
> -- End build.xml --
> 
> 
> --
> Marc Benstein
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