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.LIST File Extension

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APT List File
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File Format Description

FIle created by APT, an Advanced Package Tool used to manage applications; holds a list of package sources that software can be downloaded from; contains information detailing the archive type indicating whether it contains binary or source packages.

The LIST file typically follows this format:
deb http://host/debian distribution section1 section2 section3
deb-src http://host/debian distribution section1 section2 section3

The first word of each line notifies the archive type:

  • deb means that it holds a binary package.
  • deb-src means that it holds a source package.

NOTE: The APT tool is found within the Debian operating system.

Common LIST Filenames:

/etc/apt/sources.list - The default Debian file containing information where software can be downloaded from.

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Updated 10/1/2013

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JAR Index File
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Metadata file sometimes included as part of a Java Archive (.JAR file); saved in the /META-INF/ directory within the JAR file and contains an index of information about the source code packages also in the JAR file; used to speed up the process of loading Java classes when programs are run; often contains a list of JARs needed to be downloaded by the Java program.

To add an INDEX.LIST file to a Java Archive, you can use the -i option with the jar command.

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Updated 10/17/2011