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From Peter Donald <>
Subject Re: Quick question wrt JAVA_HOME
Date Tue, 09 Jan 2001 06:26:15 GMT
At 10:14  8/1/01 -0800, Diane Holt wrote:
>I was writing up a section for the <sound> task for index.html (since I've
>made changes to it, and since it doesn't have one yet), and of course
>(being the editor-type that I am), couldn't resist reading through the doc
>and correcting/cleaning up things a bit. So the question is: Is JAVA_HOME
>used/needed by anything other than <javac>? I don't set it in my Ant
>environment, and never have, so I assume the answer is "no" -- but I
>wanted to double-check that before I added "(Optionally)" to it in the
>list of things you need to do to run Ant.

JAVA_HOME is required for some of the other jdk tools too I believe.
However some of them use command line interface instead ;)



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