Compare Archive 1.0 is a tool used to compare ZIP or JAR
(Java Archive) or WAR (Web Archive) or EAR (Enterprise
Archive) files and generate a detailed html report. The
application is written in Java 5.0.
The application unzips all the files
and uses the binary byte comparison
to compare each file in the archives. The byte
comparison is very robust, more accurate and much faster then
than the normal text comparison.
The final comparison report is generated and stored in the
folder configured in the admin screen. The html report is user friendly
and lists the following - the missing files in the first archive file,
the missing files in the second archive file, the non
identical files in both archives and the identical files in both
The admin section has the following controls over the
- The report folder can be specified
in the section where all the newly generated reports will be
The specific EJB implementation files can be ignored when the files
Any files can be
ignored in the comparison by giving the extension in the
specified text with ; seperator.