"jar -tvf" Command Is Issuing Improper Information

(Doc ID 1459664.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 05, 2016

Applies to:

Java Platform, Standard Edition - Version 6 to 7 [Release 6 to 7]
Information in this document applies to any platform.



The issue reported was that running 'jar -tvf' on a given jar shows the entry for certain members more than once i.e. duplicate entries.

For example:




This happened with random jar files belonging to different teams (e.g. WebLogic, Fusion BI).  The only difference seen was the timestamp of the files.

After a lot of different theories and internal discussions, it was determined that the issue was with ant jarring.



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