shade-jar man page

shade-jar — rename Java namespace in JAR file


bin/shade-jar orig-namespace shaded-namespace in-jar out-jar


shade-jar utility is means for changing JAR file namespaces. Basically it replaces all occurences of given pattern with a given replacement. The replacament is performed on class file names and inside the class files themselves. This is commonly known as shading.


shade-jar org.apache.log4j com.example.shaded.log4j /usr/share/java/log4j.jar lib/shaded-log4j.jar will replace all occurences of org.apache.log4j in JAR file /usr/share/java/log4j.jar with com.example.shaded.log4j and store the resulting JAR in lib/shaded-log4j.jar.


Currently only class files are shaded. Resources are not renamed. Neither contents of resource files nor manifests are processed.


Written by Mikolaj Izdebski.

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JAVAPACKAGES Java Packages Tools 10/03/2016