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From "Dean Hall" <hall-newslett...@apt7.com>
Subject Re: installing/running on RH 6.2
Date Mon, 21 Jan 2002 05:50:17 GMT
Nevermind. I knew it was something stupid (or inconceivable). . . . I
didn't export the vars in /etc/profile.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Dean Hall" <hall-newsletters@apt7.com>
To: "Ant User" <ant-user@jakarta.apache.org>
Sent: Sunday, January 20, 2002 10:46 PM
Subject: installing/running on RH 6.2


> I've been having a similar problem when either trying to install
> ant-1.4.1 (from source) or run the binary distribution. I have
> jdk1.3.1_02 installed, and `java -version` runs fine (when testing
that
> 'java' is in the path).
>
> I defined the following environment variables in /etc/profile (and
> checked to make sure they are correct and set in my current shell):
>
>
> JAVA_HOME="/usr/java/jdk1.3.1_02"
> ANT_HOME="/usr/java/ant"
>
PATH="${PATH}:/usr/local/bin:/usr/X11R6/bin:/usr/local/sbin:${JAVA_HOME}
> /bin:${ANT_HOME}/bin"
>
>
> When trying to install from source:
>
>
> [root@tethys jakarta-ant-1.4.1]# ./build.sh -Ddist.dir=/usr/java/ant
> dist
> Warning: JAVA_HOME environment variable not set.
>   If build fails because sun.* classes could not be found
>   you will need to set the JAVA_HOME environment variable
>   to the installation directory of java.
> Error: JAVA_HOME is not defined correctly.
>   We cannot execute java
> Bootstrap FAILED
>
>
> When trying to run after installing the binary distro:
>
>
> [root@tethys /root]# ant
> Error: JAVA_HOME is not defined correctly.
>   We cannot execute java
>
>
> (Yes, I have a build.xml file in the current directory when I do this,
> but the ant shell script never even gets that far.)
>
> After finding out that there's no real reason to install from source,
> I've tracked down the error to the following lines in the 'ant' shell
> script:
>
>
> if [ -z "$JAVACMD" ] ; then
>   if [ -n "$JAVA_HOME"  ] ; then
>     if [ -x "$JAVA_HOME/jre/sh/java" ] ; then
>       # IBM's JDK on AIX uses strange locations for the executables
>       JAVACMD=$JAVA_HOME/jre/sh/java
>     else
>       JAVACMD=$JAVA_HOME/bin/java
>     fi
>   else
>     JAVACMD=java
>   fi
> fi
>
> if [ ! -x "$JAVACMD" ] ; then
>   echo "Error: JAVA_HOME is not defined correctly."
>   echo "  We cannot execute $JAVACMD"
>   exit
> fi
>
> The [ -n "$JAVA_HOME" ] condition *should* evaluate to true. I even
test
> it in the same shell I executed 'ant' from with success. All the same,
> $JAVACMD evaluates to "java" after the first main 'if' statement.
>
> This *could* be fine, as 'java' is in my path, and when I tried, [ -x
> "java" ] evaluates to true -- but all the same, the second main 'if'
> statement gets executed and 'ant' exits.
>
> I'm not a BASH expert, so I think I've hit the limits of my
> troubleshooting expertise here. File and environment variable tests
that
> evaluate one way when I do them evaluate oppositely when these shell
> scripts ('ant' and 'bootstrap.sh') test them. I'm stumped.
>
> Any ideas would be appreciated.
>
> Dean.
>
>
>
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