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From Stefan Bodewig <>
Subject Re: How to update a jar?
Date Thu, 10 May 2001 14:44:35 GMT
Jon Skeet <> wrote:

> during a meeting I worked out a rather larger problem:


> half of the point of being able to update an archive is to freshen
> files. I don't believe the original chunk (move, zip including
> original, delete temp) will work with this.

No, it won't.  You'll probably have to find all duplicate entries
before you start archiving and exclude the ones coming from the
original archive (or do a comparison of file's last modification time
and ZipEntry's time to play ultra save).

> I believe this is a problem that enough people are going to want to
> get past that it's worth putting some real effort in.

Go for it 8-)


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