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From Timothy Bish <>
Subject Re: Compiling from source
Date Thu, 20 Dec 2012 14:35:10 GMT
On Thu, 2012-12-20 at 06:28 -0800, Bruce.Hall wrote: 
> I'm new to ActiveMQ so please forgive my ignorance if this question seems
> obvious.  I downloaded the 5.7 version the ActiveMQ source to a Tilera
> (non-x86 architecture) CentOS machine and then compiled it using "mvn clean
> install -Dmaven.test.skip=true".  The compilation reported success with all
> modules.
> However, regarding testing the build, the documentation for ActiveMQ
> provides a link to the "Starting ActiveMQ" portion of the document which
> specifies that one must execute "bin\activemq" to start the application. 
> Unfortunately, no (obvious) bin directory is created during the
> compilation/installation stage.  For instance, there is no bin sub-directory
> in the "activemq-parent-5.7.0" directory from which I compiled all of the
> source code.
> Using "find . -name bin -type d" inside the "activemq-parent-5.7.0"
> directory yields four results, only one of which seems relevant.  It is
> located at "./assembly/src/release/bin".  However, trying to execute the
> activemq executable in this directory yields the error:
> ERROR: './assembly/src/release/bin/run.jar' does not exist
> ...which is true (i.e., run.jar does not exist in this directory).
> How do I appropriately test ActiveMQ once I've compiled it from source?
> - Bruce

If you are building from source then the first thing to do is extract
the binary tar file in assembly/target as that's what's uploaded for a
release and contains the finished ActiveMQ product.  

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Tim Bish
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