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From Conor MacNeill <>
Subject Re: cvs commit: jakarta-ant/src/script ant.bat
Date Mon, 03 Feb 2003 04:42:48 GMT
Steve Loughran wrote:
> I wonder what they will do to people's env variables? Maybe we need to put
> together a java runner exe. This is something I've been wondering about for
> a while; jakarta-commons would be the place. Something to take a file
> declaring jvm opts, pattern for the classpath, etc, and run the exe, the way
> the jedit launcher does

I'm more inclined to move the lcp functionality into Java and build a 
classloader in there to launch Ant. I have come close to this before (and 
indeed Mutant did this), so I will give it a go, between bugs.

That said, a native launcher does have some appeal


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