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From "Isaac Sparrow (Staff Engineer)" <isaac.spar...@visicomp.com>
Subject Re: Ant on Mac OS 9?
Date Mon, 16 Jul 2001 22:01:52 GMT
Mark,

This guy does have a G4. He has OS X available on his computer but is
afraid of Unix. He is being pushed towards OS X. Anyway, I thought it
was amazing that we got ant 1.3 working at all on OS 9.

--Isaac

Mark Strasser wrote:
> 
> However, the future of ant on Mac OS 9 is limited.  The JDK for Mac OS 9 is
> limited to 1.1.8, and neither Sun nor Apple have any intention of getting
> Java2 running on 9.  On the bright side, however, Mac OS X has a Java2 vm
> and developer tools.  Tell them to buy a new G4. :)
> 
> -Mark
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Isaac Sparrow (Staff Engineer)" <isaac.sparrow@visicomp.com>
> To: <ant-user@jakarta.apache.org>
> Sent: Friday, July 13, 2001 9:25 AM
> Subject: Re: Ant on Mac OS 9?
> 
> > "Isaac Sparrow (Staff Engineer)" wrote:
> > >
> > > I recently converted our project from a Codewarrior only build to an ant
> > > build so the rest of the developers, myself included, could use our
> > > IDE/Editor of choice and be able to build our project.
> > >
> > > Now I have everyone on board using the ant build except one lone
> > > straggler who is developing on Mac OS 9. Does anyone here have any idea
> > > how to install ant on Mac OS 9? Is it even possible?
> > >
> > > Thanks for the help.
> > >
> > > --
> > > Isaac Sparrow
> > > Staff Engineer
> > > VisiComp, Inc
> > >
> > > http://www.visicomp.com
> > > -----------------------
> >
> > Ok. Got ant installed and working for my Mac OS 9 friend. There were a
> > few Mac - java implementation type things that caused my build.xml file
> > to not work out of the box (works with win, linux, solaris, OS X ...).
> > Seems forking a new java task doesn't work on OS 9.
> >
> >
> > --
> > Isaac Sparrow
> > Staff Engineer
> > VisiComp, Inc
> >
> > http://www.visicomp.com
> > -----------------------
> > At the source of every error which is blamed on the computer you will
> > find
> > at least two human errors, including the error of blaming it on the
> > computer.

-- 
Isaac Sparrow
Staff Engineer
VisiComp, Inc

http://www.visicomp.com
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		-- P. Denning

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