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From "Nico Seessle" <>
Subject Re: New build process???
Date Sun, 21 Jan 2001 09:56:47 GMT
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From: "Peter Donald" <>
To: <>
Sent: Sunday, January 21, 2001 3:12 AM
Subject: New build process???

> What I propose is that two sub-directories be created during the build
> process namely build/ and dist/. It would look something like
> build/classes    Contains compiled .class files
> build/lib        Contains generated jar files
> build/bin        Contains batch files that have been "modified" by build
>                  process (ie change line-feeds etc)
> build/manifest   Contains any generated manifests if/when we use such
> build/conf       Contains any generated config/taskdef files if/when we
>                  use such things
> dist/bin        Contains ant scripts required to run ant
> dist/lib        Contains basic ant libs ant.jar/optional.jar (and possibly
>                 other jars like jaxp.jar/junit.jar depending on CLI switch
>                 when built)
> We would also have a separate task that copies "dist" directory to the
> install directory (ie /usr/local/java/ant or whatever). This install
> directory is controlled by a particular property value.

+0.9 - the current dist-directory includes more than these two directories
(namely docs and src). I don't know why, but maybe because the workspace
could have been changed meanwhile when you do an install? If we don't need
them and use ${ant.home}/docs and ${ant.home}/src add 0.1 :-)


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