gjar − − Archive tool for Java archives


gjar −ctxui [ OPTIONS ] jar-file [−C DIR FILE ] FILE ...


gjar is an implementation of Sun’s jar utility that comes with the JDK .

If any file is a directory then it is processed recursively. The manifest file name and the archive file name needs to be specified in the same order the −m and −f flags are specified.


Operation mode:


Create new archive.


List table of contents for archive.


Extract named (or all) files from archive.


Update existing archive.


Compute archive index.

Operation modifiers:

Specify archive file name.


Store only; use no ZIP compression.


Generate verbose output on standard output.


Do not create a manifest file for the entries.

−m manifest

Include manifest information from specified manifest file.

File name selection:

Change to the DIR and include the following FILE .


Read the names of the files to add to the archive from stdin. This option is supported only in combination with −c or −u. Non standard option added in the GCC version.

Standard options:

Print help text, then exit.


Print version number, then exit.


Pass argument to the Java runtime.



java(1), ...



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