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From Peter Donald <dona...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Default libs included
Date Fri, 15 Dec 2000 08:31:19 GMT
At 08:37  15/12/00 +0100, Stefan Bodewig wrote:
>Peter Donald <donaldp@apache.org> wrote:
>
>> At 05:12  14/12/00 -0000, Steve Loughran wrote:
>>>> 2. lib dirs other than $ANT_HOME/lib should ideally auotmagically
>>>> sucked into classpath
>>>>
>>>> I think we can fix 2 by an addition to the scripts. Basically suck
>>>> in all jars in ./lib just like we do for $ANT_HOME/lib. This is
>>>> likeable because it is very common pattern among different
>>>> projects
>>>
>>>it is common but I am a bit nervous about incorporating it into the
>>>standard script; people will get burned.
>> 
>> perhaps - maybe we wait for Ant2.0.
>
>Did you look at Duncan's idea in AntEater ...cli.Main? The
>architecture for a -cp option that would add stuff to the CLASSPATH
>automatically or to search in buildfile.getParent()+"/lib" would be
>there.

Did you have a look at mymidon - it does it aswell ;). Actually all you
have to do (if you don't need to set ANT_HOME) is double click on the
ant.jar ;)

Cheers,

Pete

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