zip64 compatibility problems
Alan.Bateman at oracle.com
Wed Jan 16 12:20:08 UTC 2013
On 16/01/2013 03:40, Martin Buchholz wrote:
> It's a different story for the groups of users just now adopting jdk7.
> The situation is a bit grim for those using jar files with>64k entries.
> jdk7 is not only creating jar files that are unreadable by jdk6 - they
> are also unreadable by the jdk7 launcher! With no visible benefit for
> the user!
Just to be clear, do you mean just executable JAR files (java -jar)? I
assume that library JAR files on the classpath or elsewhere with >64k
are not an issue.
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