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From Peter Donald <>
Subject Re: Ant and LaTeX
Date Fri, 03 Nov 2000 14:31:52 GMT
At 07:25  3/11/00 +0100, you wrote:
>Hi Folks,
>I like using ANT and as I use also LaTeX in our projects, I hacked a
>small LaTeX-Target together. It works for easy things and is my first
>attempt to write an extension to ANT. You can download it at 
>It runs (and is tested) with ANT 1.2, Java 1.3.0 and teTeX 1.0 on
>Linux. I assume that there is currently a dependency on Java 1.3.0 as
>I have a an exec call in java.lang.Runtime which does not exist in
>1.2.2. The next step in my plan is to understand the various
>Exec-Classes in org.apache.ant.taskdefs to make anttex at least
>independent from the JVM version. So, I'm interested in any feedback,
>suggestions for a better code structures, other features, etc. 

kewl ;)

This would have been useful a couple of weeks ago when I was writing my
thesis ;) Oh well. It needs to be able to run on a 1.1 vm if you want it to
be chucked into CVS.



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