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Ant example source code file (JarFileIterator.java)

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Java - Ant tags/keywords

classfile, classfile, classfileiterator, io, ioexception, ioexception, jar, jarfileiterator, problem, runtimeexception, string, string, zip, zipentry, zipinputstream, zipinputstream

The JarFileIterator.java source code

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package org.apache.tools.ant.taskdefs.optional.depend;

import java.io.IOException;
import java.io.InputStream;
import java.util.zip.ZipEntry;
import java.util.zip.ZipInputStream;

 * A class file iterator which iterates through the contents of a Java jar
 * file.
public class JarFileIterator implements ClassFileIterator {
    /** The jar stream from the jar file being iterated over*/
    private ZipInputStream jarStream;

     * Construct an iterator over a jar stream
     * @param stream the basic input stream from which the Jar is received
     * @exception IOException if the jar stream cannot be created
    public JarFileIterator(InputStream stream) throws IOException {

        jarStream = new ZipInputStream(stream);

     * Get the next ClassFile object from the jar
     * @return a ClassFile object describing the class from the jar
    public ClassFile getNextClassFile() {
        ZipEntry jarEntry;
        ClassFile nextElement = null;

        try {
            jarEntry = jarStream.getNextEntry();

            while (nextElement == null && jarEntry != null) {
                String entryName = jarEntry.getName();

                if (!jarEntry.isDirectory() && entryName.endsWith(".class")) {

                    // create a data input stream from the jar input stream
                    ClassFile javaClass = new ClassFile();


                    nextElement = javaClass;
                } else {

                    jarEntry = jarStream.getNextEntry();
        } catch (IOException e) {
            String message = e.getMessage();
            String text = e.getClass().getName();

            if (message != null) {
                text += ": " + message;

            throw new RuntimeException("Problem reading JAR file: " + text);

        return nextElement;


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