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08-09-2017, 01:54 AM
What is a Manifest file?

08-09-2017, 09:03 PM
A manifest file in computing is a file containing metadata for a group of accompanying files that are part of a set or coherent unit. For example, the files of a computer program may have a manifest describing the name, version number, license and the constituting files of the program.

10-05-2017, 01:20 AM
A Manifest file is a document containing metadata for a gathering of going with records that are a piece of a set or rational unit.

For instance, the records of a PC program may have a show depicting the name, rendition number, permit and the constituting documents of the program.

10-09-2017, 01:02 AM
Basically manifest file is XML file which is used to stores the data for your application. Which is written in a markup language that helps system to know all the components that exits in a application. It is also know as summary of your application.

01-09-2018, 02:32 AM
The manifest is a special file that can contain information about the files packaged in a JAR file. By tailoring this "meta" information that the manifest contains, you enable the JAR file to serve a variety of purposes.