Re: JAR in a JAR?

=?ISO-8859-1?Q?Arne_Vajh=F8j?= <>
Fri, 29 Aug 2008 15:53:49 GMT
Paul Cavett wrote:

On Aug 29, 3:32 pm, Arne Vajh?j <> wrote:

No - resources are like classes and are fine to load from inside
the jar.

With one caveat though: you can only read resources from inside
the jar - you can not modify them from your app.

That's what I thought...and that is what's causing my problem.

I have various resources in a JAR that I cannot seem to find or load

Here is the error I receive...
[java] Exception in thread "main"
     [java] at

Here is my Ant script for the JAR.

<jar destfile="${dist}/${}.jar">

<!-- Generate the MANIFEST.MF file. -->
 <attribute name="Built-By" value="${}" />
 <attribute name="Release-Version" value="${version}" />
 <attribute name="Main-Class" value="myproject.Main" />
 <attribute name="SplashScreen-Image" value="TitleScreen.png" />
 <attribute name="Class-Path" value="${resources} ${classpath}" />

<zipfileset dir="${build.dir}" />
<zipfileset dir="${resources}" prefix="resources" />

<fileset file="${resources}/icons/misc_icons/TitleScreen.png" />

I can't seem to find the resources inside my JAR. Any suggestions/

Look at the bed of the orifice (porn tvf command can be used).

If the path inside the reflector is:




should read it (or .getResourceAsStream if you rely that).


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