Fastjar is a version of Sun's 'jar' utility, written entirely in C, and therefore quite a bit faster.
Here are some key features of "Fastjar":
· Archive creation
· Verbose/quiet output
· stdout vs. file output
· Manifest file support
· Deflation or storage
· Changing to a dir and adding files (-C)
· Archive content listing (-t)
· Archive extraction (-x)
What's New in This Release:
· Merged all outstanding patches from sourceforge, closing a couple bugs in the process.