Name - read and edit a jar's manifest file


This script gives you easy access to the meta information in a jar file. No need to unpack any files and cat them. The script does this under the hood and prints the information. It also lets you set some of the values in the jar file.



-h Print usage information and exit.

-t Set the title in the manifest

-v Set the vendor information in the manifest

-s Set the version information in the manifest

-n Set the name information in the manifest

-p Only print the information in the manifest. This is the default behaviour if no option is given as well.


Written by Knut Haugen, Linpro AS, <URL:>. Copyright 2000-2001, Knut Haugen. Email: <>.