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From Stefan Bodewig <>
Subject Re: Specifying Jaxp library for target
Date Wed, 03 Apr 2002 08:17:50 GMT
On Wed, 3 Apr 2002, Carl Brenton <> wrote:

> Does the java compiler get executed in the same process space as
> ant and therefore use the currently loaded (library) classes?

Yes, unless you set the includeantruntime attribute of <javac> to

> Looking at ant's verbose output ("Compilation args") it seems that
> my libraries preceed ant's libraries for javac classpath (good) but
> why are any of ant's libraries also in this classpath?

Because it used to be that way and we are caught in the backwards
compatibility trap.  If it is wrong for you, you can always set


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