Unpack200 alternatives

Eric Bresie ebresie at gmail.com
Sat Mar 20 13:46:34 UTC 2021

On another project, there are “modules” (not yet Java modules) that
leveraged the pack200 compression.  There are many legacy package that need

Given new JDK versions have remove pack200, with the proposed way of using
jpackage or Jlink when packaging new compressed packs, but how is one
expected to unpack pack200?

Is pack compatible with another format (i.e. gzip) which could be used

Or is it preferred to use something like
https://github.com/pack200/pack200 or other offshoots?

Eric Bresie
ebresie at gmail.com

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