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Re: Version information inside the driver's jar file

From: Thomas Kellerer <spam_eater(at)gmx(dot)net>
To: pgsql-jdbc(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Version information inside the driver's jar file
Date: 2009-12-08 09:15:22
Message-ID: hfl5f9$854$1@ger.gmane.org (view raw or flat)
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Lists: pgsql-jdbc
Kris Jurka, 08.12.2009 10:08:
>> if the driver's jar file has been renamed, the only way to find out 
>> the driver's version is to actually make a connection using that 
>> driver. I would like to suggest to add an entry to the manifest file 
>> that shows the driver's version so that it is easier to find that out 
>> (e.g. when a .jar file gets bundled within an application)
> 
> kjurka(at)brain:~/pg/jdbc$ java -classpath postgresql-8.4-701.jdbc3.jar 
> org.postgresql.util.PSQLDriverVersion
> PostgreSQL 8.4 JDBC3 (build 701)
> Found in: 
> jar:file:/home/kjurka/pg/jdbc/postgresql-8.4-701.jdbc3.jar!/org/postgresql/Driver.class 

Thanks I didn't know that one.

But I still think the manifest information would be nice ;)

Regards
Thomas


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