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Add a jar entry to the deployment archive

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import java.util.ArrayList;
import java.util.jar.JarEntry;
import java.util.jar.JarInputStream;
import java.util.jar.JarOutputStream;

 * A collection of jar utilities
 * @author
 * @version $Revision: 81011 $
public class JarUtils {
   * Add jar contents to the deployment archive under the given prefix
  public static String[] addJar(JarOutputStream outputStream, String prefix, File jar)
      throws IOException {

    ArrayList tmp = new ArrayList();
    FileInputStream fis = new FileInputStream(jar);
    JarInputStream jis = new JarInputStream(fis);
    JarEntry entry = jis.getNextJarEntry();
    while (entry != null) {
      if (entry.isDirectory() == false) {
        String entryName = prefix + entry.getName();
        addJarEntry(outputStream, entryName, jis);
      entry = jis.getNextJarEntry();
    String[] names = new String[tmp.size()];
    return names;

   * Add a jar entry to the deployment archive
  public static void addJarEntry(JarOutputStream outputStream, String entryName,
      InputStream inputStream) throws IOException {
    outputStream.putNextEntry(new JarEntry(entryName));
    copyStream(outputStream, inputStream);

   * Copies the input stream to the output stream
  public static void copyStream(OutputStream outputStream, InputStream inputStream)
      throws IOException {
    byte[] bytes = new byte[4096];
    int read =, 0, 4096);
    while (read > 0) {
      outputStream.write(bytes, 0, read);
      read =, 0, 4096);



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