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From Bevan Arps <>
Subject Re: "First time user" question
Date Tue, 06 Nov 2001 01:01:00 GMT
At 01:17 6/11/2001 +0200, Liora Milbaum wrote:

>I am new to ant and I have a problem using it.
>I have downloaded and installed successfully ant release 1.3. When I try to
>run the command: ant -version, I get the next error:
>"Files\ant\jakarta-ant-1.3a==a was unexpected at this time."

You have installed Ant into a directory containing a space - at a guess, 
"Program Files" on a Windows box.

Instead, use a directory that doesn't contain spaces.

Mine is installed to C:\software\ant\ but C:\Ant is common too.


"Programming is an Art Form that Fights Back"

Bevan Arps (<>
Senior OO Analyst, ACT Financial Systems

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