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From Stefan Bodewig <bode...@bost.de>
Subject [ANNOUNCE] Ant 1.2 release candidate 2
Date Thu, 19 Oct 2000 15:15:46 GMT
Due to some rather major changes today we provide another release
candidate to be found at
<http://jakarta.apache.org/builds/ant/release/v1.2rc/> the old
archives have been overwritten.

The major changes are 

(1) <ejbc> has been reverted to the old version (as of Ant 1.1) that
doesn't run in the same VM as Ant and doesn't know about jikes. There
have been problems with the custom classloader that couldn't be
resolved in time for the release of Ant 1.2.

(2) SYSTEM entities with file URIs are now handled by Ant instead of
the XML parser (to be exact Ant resolves the URI instead of the
parser). This needs extended testing.

The following bugs in Ant 1.2rc1 have been fixed:

* MacOS X is now considered UNiX with respect to <chmod>

* Ant can be installed in a directory containing spaces on Windows.

* javac will use the specified logfile even if running the modern
compiler.

* no more stack traces on compilation failures.

* several documentation updates.

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