umagesh 2002/10/02 07:48:49
Modified: . Tag: ANT_15_BRANCH WHATSNEW build.xml
docs/manual Tag: ANT_15_BRANCH cover.html install.html
docs/manual/OptionalTasks Tag: ANT_15_BRANCH ejb.html
Version updates for Ant 1.5.1
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-Changes from Ant 1.5.1Beta1 to the current CVS version
+Changes from Ant 1.5.1Beta1 to 1.5.1
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This is the manual for version 1.5 of - Apache Ant. - If your version - of Ant (as verified with ant -version) is older or newer than this - version then this is not the correct manual set. Please use the documentation +
This is the manual for version 1.5.1 of + Apache Ant. + If your version + of Ant (as verified with ant -version) is older or newer than this + version then this is not the correct manual set. Please use the documentation appropriate to your current version. Also, if you are using a version older than the most recent release, we recommend an upgrade to fix bugs as well as provide new functionality188.8.131.52 +42 -42 jakarta-ant/docs/manual/install.html Index: install.html =================================================================== RCS file: /home/cvs/jakarta-ant/docs/manual/install.html,v retrieving revision 184.108.40.206 retrieving revision 220.127.116.11 diff -u -r18.104.22.168 -r22.214.171.124 --- install.html 19 Jul 2002 18:29:26 -0000 126.96.36.199 +++ install.html 2 Oct 2002 14:48:48 -0000 188.8.131.52 @@ -17,17 +17,17 @@
If you prefer the source edition, you can download the source for the latest Ant release from -http://jakarta.apache.org/builds/ant/release/v1.5/src/. +href="http://jakarta.apache.org/builds/ant/release/v1.5.1/src/"> +http://jakarta.apache.org/builds/ant/release/v1.5.1/src/. -Again, if you prefer the edge, you can access -the code as it is being developed via CVS. The Jakarta website has details on -accessing CVS. Please checkout the -jakarta-ant module. +Again, if you prefer the edge, you can access +the code as it is being developed via CVS. The Jakarta website has details on +accessing CVS. Please checkout the +jakarta-ant module. See the section Building Ant on how to build Ant from the source code. -You can also access the +You can also access the Ant CVS repository on-line.@@ -35,27 +35,27 @@
-To build and use Ant, you must have a JAXP-compliant XML parser installed and +To build and use Ant, you must have a JAXP-compliant XML parser installed and available on your classpath.
The binary distribution of Ant includes the latest version of the
-Apache Xerces2 XML parser.
-for more information about JAXP.
+Apache Xerces2 XML parser.
+for more information about JAXP.
If you wish to use a different JAXP-compliant parser, you should remove
-You can then either put the jars from your preferred parser into Ant's
+You can then either put the jars from your preferred parser into Ant's
lib directory or put the jars on the system classpath.
For the current version of Ant, you will also need a JDK installed on your system, version 1.1 or later. Some tasks work better on post-1.1 systems; -some tasks only work on Java 1.2 and successors. +some tasks only work on Java 1.2 and successors. A future version of Ant -Ant 2.0- will require JDK 1.2 or later, though Ant 1.x strives to retain 1.1 compatibility.
@@ -64,7 +64,7 @@
Note #2: If a JDK is not present, only the JRE runtime, then many tasks will not work. -+
The binary distribution of Ant consists of the following directory layout:
@@ -87,33 +87,33 @@
// - ... and more ;-)
lib directories are
-required to run Ant.
lib directories are
+required to run Ant.
To install Ant, choose a directory and copy the distribution
-file there. This directory will be known as ANT_HOME.
+file there. This directory will be known as ANT_HOME.
|- Windows 95 and Windows 98 Note: + Windows 95 and Windows 98 Note:|
-On these systems, the script used to launch Ant will have
-problems if ANT_HOME is a long filename. This is due to
-limitations in the OS's handling of the
-Before you can run ant there is some additional set up you +Before you can run ant there is some additional set up you will need to do:
bindirectory to your path.
Note: Do not install Ant's ant.jar file into the lib/ext -directory of the JDK/JRE. Ant is an application, whilst the extension -directory is intended for JDK extensions. In particular there are security +directory of the JDK/JRE. Ant is an application, whilst the extension +directory is intended for JDK extensions. In particular there are security restrictions on the classes which may be loaded by an extension.
Ant supports a number of optional tasks. An optional task is a task which -typically requires an external library to function. The optional tasks are +typically requires an external library to function. The optional tasks are packaged together with the core Ant tasks.
The external libraries required by each of the optional tasks is detailed in the Library Dependencies section. These external libraries may either be placed in Ant's lib directory, where they will be picked up -automatically, or made available on the system CLASSPATH environment variable. +automatically, or made available on the system CLASSPATH environment variable.
There are lots of variants that can be used to run Ant. What you need is at least the following:
ant.jarand any jars/classes +
ant.jarand any jars/classes needed for your chosen JAXP-compliant XML parser.
classes.zipfile of the JDK must be added to the classpath; for JDK 1.2 or JDK 1.3,
tools.jarmust be added. The scripts supplied with Ant, -in the
bindirectory, will add +in the
bindirectory, will add the required JDK classes automatically, if the
JAVA_HOMEenvironment variable is set.
ant.homemust be set to the directory containing where you installed Ant. Again this is set by the Ant scripts to the value of the ANT_HOME environment @@ -190,7 +190,7 @@ in the users home directory, which can be used to set such options. Look at the source for your platform's invocation script for details. -
To build Ant from source, you can either install the Ant source distribution or checkout the jakarta-ant module from CVS.@@ -211,7 +211,7 @@ Note that this will make the auxiliary jars available for the building of Ant only. For running Ant you will still need to -make the jars available as described under +make the jars available as described under Installing Ant.
Your are now ready to build Ant:@@ -225,11 +225,11 @@
The above action does the following:
build install-lite (Windows)
-This will only install the
build.sh install-lite (Unix)
install-lite targets will overwrite
+This will only install the
install-lite targets will overwrite
the current Ant version in
The ejbjar task in Ant 1.5 uses the +
The ejbjar task in Ant releases 1.5 and later uses the
to analyze the bean's class
files directly, rather than loading them into the JVM. This also allows ejbjar to add all
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