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From Jubin Gosar <>
Subject RE: Can not get build.xml to work
Date Fri, 25 Jan 2002 07:15:46 GMT
How can we turn off the echo ( I know i't a simple question but I am new to
Ant )


-----Original Message-----
From: Steve Loughran []
Sent: Friday, January 25, 2002 12:01 PM
To: Ant Users List
Subject: Re: Can not get build.xml to work

----- Original Message -----
From: "Dave Murvin" <>
To: "Ant Users List" <>
Sent: Thursday, January 24, 2002 6:12 PM
Subject: Re: Can not get build.xml to work

> At 09:19 AM 1/24/2002, you wrote:
> >there is probably an error in one of the env variables which is breaking
> >java call; it has nothing to do with the build file.
> >
> >turning off the echo is a good step; look at the java call to see if you
> >spot the problem
> It looks like the java call is having a problem with some version of the
> ant_home - see the last part of the -classpath.  Is this the problem?  I
> not sure what is happening here.  My environment variable is ANT_HOME and
> it seems to work correctly for the other Ant directories.  Where does the
> -Dant.home come from?
> C:\Program Files\UW Classes\Java Certificate 2001\Java
> Fundamentals\Assignments\Assignment01>"C:\java\jdk13\bin\java" -classpath
> -Dant.home="C:\Ant\jakarta-ant-1.4.1" compile
> Usage: java [-options] class [args...]
>             (to execute a class)
>     or  java -jar [-options] jarfile

Nothing jumps out except for the quotes around here


1. can you list the env variables from a 'SET' command

2. try clearing classpath,
before a run and see if that changest things.

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