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From Jon Stevens <>
Subject Re: A Users Experience
Date Tue, 05 Dec 2000 03:50:58 GMT
on 12/4/2000 6:06 PM, "Conor MacNeill" <> wrote:

> Do you have a JAXP compliant parser in your classpath? Did you read the
> "System Requirements" section of the documentation? It states
> System Requirements
> To build and use ant you must have a JAXP compliant XML parser installed and
> available on your classpath.
> If you do not have a JAXP compliant XML parse installed, you may use the
> reference implementation available from Sun. It is available from
> Once installed make sure the "jaxp.jar" and
> "parser.jar" files are in your classpath.
> You will also need the JDK installed on your system, version 1.1 or later.

Yes, I have all of that.

> You didn't include the error messages here so I can't be sure what your
> problem is.

The output is included.

I used the following commands to generate it on my Win98 box running cygwin
and bash.

echo $CLASSPATH >> output
./ 2>> output

> Did you read the system requirements section?

Of course I did.

> I have a number of OSS projects on my system. Many of them have xerces.jar
> in them. Lots of different versions, and many have the same version but
> different names. Is this really the solution you want?

Until someone comes up with a CJAN, the answer is a strong yes.


Honk if you love peace and quiet.

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