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From Jörg Schaible <joerg.schai...@gmx.de>
Subject Re: Commons-Attributes 2.2 Corrupted Manifest
Date Mon, 05 Mar 2007 19:43:48 GMT
Leo Sutic wrote:

> Hi all,
> 
> the Commons-Attributes 2.2 jars have corrupted manifest.mf files. This
> is apparently causing a bit of problems for users. The issue is in the
> extension properties:
> 
> ant-Implementation-URL: http://www.ibiblio.org/maven/ant/jars/ant-1.5.
>  jar
> qdox-Extension-Name: qdox
> qdox-Implementation-Version: 1.5
> qdox-Implementation-URL: http://www.ibiblio.org/maven/qdox/jars/qdox-1
>  .5.jar
> 
> As you can see, there are spaces and cr/lfs in the URLs. This causes
> maven 2 etc. to fail.

AFAICS the manifest is OK according the spec
(http://java.sun.com/j2se/1.5.0/docs/guide/jar/jar.html#Name-Value%20pairs%20and%20Sections)
by respecting the line length of 72 bytes. Longer lines violate the
manifest ...

> Frankly, I have no desire nor time to get a new release out. What I
> wonder, however, is if we can treat this as a corrupted file issue and
> I can just fix the jars in the distribution directory by replacing or
> deleting the manifest.mf file in them.

- Jörg


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