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Subject svn commit: r571973 - /ant/core/branches/ANT_17_BRANCH/docs/manual/install.html
Date Sun, 02 Sep 2007 13:15:14 GMT
Author: jkf
Date: Sun Sep  2 06:15:14 2007
New Revision: 571973

merge from trunk of all changes (after verification)


Modified: ant/core/branches/ANT_17_BRANCH/docs/manual/install.html
--- ant/core/branches/ANT_17_BRANCH/docs/manual/install.html (original)
+++ ant/core/branches/ANT_17_BRANCH/docs/manual/install.html Sun Sep  2 06:15:14 2007
@@ -27,7 +27,7 @@
 <h2><a name="getting">Getting Ant</a></h2>
 <h3>Binary Edition</h3>
 <p>The latest stable version of Ant is available from the Ant web page <a
+href="" target="_top"></a>.
 <h3>As a binary in an RPM Package</h3>
@@ -68,7 +68,7 @@
 <p>If you prefer the source edition, you can download the source for the latest
 Ant release from
-<a href=""></a>.
+<a href="" target="_top"></a>.
 If you prefer the leading-edge code, you can access
 the code as it is being developed via SVN. The Ant website has details on
@@ -100,7 +100,7 @@
 available on your classpath, such as Xerces.</p>
 The binary distribution of Ant includes the latest version of the
-<a href="">Apache Xerces2</a> XML parser.
+<a href="" target="_top">Apache Xerces2</a>
XML parser.
 Please see
 <a href="" target="_top"></a>
 for more information about JAXP.
@@ -221,13 +221,30 @@
   <td width="5%">&nbsp;</td>
     The ant.bat script makes use of three environment variables -
-    ANT_HOME, CLASSPATH and JAVA_HOME. <b>Ensure</b> that if
-    these variables are set, they do <b><u>not</u></b> have quotes
-    ' or &quot;) and they do <b><u>not</u></b> end with \ or
with /.
+    ANT_HOME, CLASSPATH and JAVA_HOME. <b>Ensure</b> that ANT_HOME and JAVA_HOME
variables are set, 
+    and that they do <b><u>not</u></b> have quotes (either
+    ' or &quot;) and they do <b><u>not</u></b> end with \ or
with /. CLASSPATH should be unset or 
+    empty.
+<h3><a name="checkInstallation">Check Installation</a></h3>
+<p>You can check the basic installation with opening a new shell and typing <tt>ant</tt>.
+should get a message like this
+Buildfile: build.xml does not exist!
+Build failed
+So Ant works. This message is there because you need to write an individual buildfile for
+project. With a <tt>ant -version</tt> you should get an output like
+Apache Ant version 1.7.0 compiled on December 13 2006
 <h3><a name="optionalTasks">Optional Tasks</a></h3>
 <p>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
@@ -361,7 +378,7 @@
 <li><b>With explicit JVM properties.</b><br>
 These are documented <a
-href="">by Sun</a>,
+href="" target="_top">by
 and control the proxy behaviour of the entire JVM. To set them in Ant, declare
 them in the <code>ANT_OPTS</code> environment variable. This is the best option
 for a non-mobile system. For a laptop, you have to change these settings as you
@@ -422,7 +439,7 @@
 <a name="jpackage"></a>
 <h3>RPM version from</h3>
-The <a href="">JPackage project</a> distributes an RPM
version of Ant.
+The <a href="" target="_top">JPackage project</a> distributes
an RPM version of Ant.
 With this version, it is not necessary to set <code> JAVA_HOME </code>or
 <code> ANT_HOME </code>environment variables and the RPM installer will correctly
 place the Ant executable on your path.
@@ -453,7 +470,7 @@
 More information on where Ant finds its libraries is available
 <a href="">here</a></li>
 <li>Download a non-jpackage binary distribution from the regular
-    <a href="">Apache Ant site</a></li>
+    <a href="" target="_top">Apache Ant site</a></li>
 <li>Unzip or untar the distribution into a temporary directory</li>
 <li>Copy the linking jar, in this case <code>ant-starteam.jar</code>, into
the library directory you
 chose in step 1 above.</li>
@@ -663,10 +680,10 @@
       It is called groovy-all-[version].jar.
-      <a href=""></a>
+      <a href="" target="_top"></a>
       The asm jars are also available from the creators of asm -
-      <a href=""></a>
+      <a href="" target="_top"></a>

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