Tools for working with Java class files and JARs
Overview of python-javatools
It can do deep checking of classes to perform comparisons of functionality, and output reports in multiple formats.
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- Python 2.7, 3.7, 3.8, 3.9, 3.10, 3.11
- Cheetah3 is used in the generation of HTML reports
- M2Crypto (optional) is used for cryptographic operations
In addition, the following tools are used in building and testing the project.
M2Crypto can be difficult on some platforms, and so is set as an
optional dependency. If an execution path attempts to perform an
action which requires M2Crypto (primarily Jar signing and Jar
signature verification), then a
CryptoDisabled exception will be
raised, or a message will be printed to stdout explaining that the
feature is unavailable. See the M2Crypto Install Guide for
workarounds in your environment.
This module uses setuptools, so running the following will build the project:
python setup.py build
to install, run:
python -m pip install . --user
Tests are written as
unittest test cases. If you'd like to run the tests,
python setup.py test
or invoke tests across a wider range of platforms via
If you'd prefer to build an RPM, see the wiki entry for Building as an RPM.
classinfo - similar to the javap utility included with most JVMs. Also does provides/requires tracking.
classdiff - attempts to find differences between two Java class files
jarinfo - prints information about a JAR. Also does provides/requires tracking.
jardiff - prints the deltas between the contents of a JAR, and runs classdiff on differing Java class files contained in the JARs
jarutil - creates and signs JARs, verifies JAR signatures
manifest - creates and queries JAR manifests
distinfo - prints information about a mixed multi-jar/class distribution, such as provides/requires lists.
distdiff - attempts to find differences between two distributions, deep-checking any JARs or Java class files found in either directory.
- Oracle's Java Virtual Machine Specification Chapter 4 "The class File Format"
- Java Archive (JAR) Files
Author: Christopher O'Brien firstname.lastname@example.org
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Original Git Repository: https://github.com/obriencj/python-javatools
This library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU Lesser General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.
This library is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU Lesser General Public License for more details.
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