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From Anakreon Mejdi <ame...@ertonline.gr>
Subject Re: Really puzzled
Date Fri, 02 Aug 2002 12:29:10 GMT
It's true.
My mistake.

Erik Hatcher wrote:

> Just for the record.... ANT_HOME does not need to be set, as the shell 
> (or .bat) scripts set it appropriately relative to the directory where 
> the wrapper shell/batch script is.
> 
> Anakreon Mejdi wrote:
> 
>> ANT_HOME and JAVA_HOME should also be exported.
>> In your home directory should exist a file called .bash_profile.
>> Open it with a text editor and write
>> ANT_HOME=The directory where ant is installed
>> JAVA_HOME= The directory where jdk is
>> export ANT_HOME JAVA_HOME
>> PATH=$ANT_HOME/bin:$PATH
>>
>> save the file and type
>> source ~/.bash_profile
>>
>> Whenever you loggin those enviroment variables will be present
>>
>> Bob Hays, Computer Geek wrote:
>>
>>> I just looked in my 1.4.1 installation and there is indeed a script 
>>> called
>>> "ant" in the bin directory.  However, you do need to put that 
>>> directory onto
>>> your PATH just like in Windows, just with a minor change of path 
>>> separator
>>> character (on UNIXen, use colon, not semicolon).
>>>
>>> So, assuming you're using bash as your shell (most Linuxen seem to 
>>> ship that
>>> way today), you should do:
>>>
>>> export PATH=${PATH}:{installation base directory}/bin
>>> cd {directory with build.xml file}
>>> ant
>>>
>>> where {installation base directory} is where you installed ant and
>>> {directory with build.xml file} is probably self-explanitory:-).
>>>
>>> If that doesn't work, please drop back which version of ant you're 
>>> using and
>>> a "deep" directory listing of your installation (you can do
>>>
>>> ls -r
>>>
>>> I believe, to get a recursive listing - use
>>>
>>> man ls
>>>
>>> to get help with the directory command for linux).
>>>
>>> Hope that helps.  Have fun! - Bob
>>> -- 
>>> Bob Hays                           "Discipline is never an end in
>>> 135 S. LaSalle                      itself, only a means to an end."
>>> MS 3010                            -- King Crimson
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>>> "Nothing great was ever achieved   -- Hunter S. Thompson
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>>> -- Ralph Waldo Emerson              commencement of calamity."
>>> "A common mistake that people       -- Paterculus
>>>  make when trying to design        "Problems cannot be solved at the
>>>  something foolproof is to          same level of awareness that
>>>  underestimate the ingenuity        created them."
>>>  of complete fools."               -- Albert Einstein
>>> -- Douglas Adams                   "People will work for money, but
>>>                                     they'll give a piece of their
>>>                                     lives for meaning."
>>>                                    -- Schwab's Dawn Lapore
>>>                                    "Creativity is allowing oneself to
>>>                                     make mistakes. Art is knowing which
>>>                                     ones to keep."
>>>                                    -- Scott Adams
>>>                                    "The surest way to corrupt a youth
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>>>                                     regard those who think alike than
>>>                                     those who think differently."
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>>>
>>>> -----Original Message-----
>>>> From: Pat [mailto:pat.haszard@clear.net.nz]
>>>> Sent: Friday, August 02, 2002 5:13 AM
>>>> To: ant-user@jakarta.apache.org
>>>> Subject: Really puzzled
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Hi
>>>> I have successfully installed Ant on my Windows machine and used
>>>> it to rebuild
>>>> some code I have modified (the Grinder), worked great  :)
>>>>
>>>> Also have now installed Ant on my new Linux (RedHat) machine,
>>>> however I am a
>>>> Linux newbie and am completely stumped as to how to use it   :(
>>>> The documentation quite clearly states that after the
>>>> installation it is as
>>>> simple as typing   ant   (in a directory that contains a build.xml)
>>>> but there is no unix shell script by the name of   ant
>>>> there is ant.bat and that works fine on the Windows machine, and
>>>> there are
>>>> perl and python scripts (runant.pl and runant.py) but as I noted the
>>>> documentation is quite explicit,  "type  ant",  and there is no
>>>> differentiation based on OS (that I can find), I have even 
>>>> downloaded an
>>>> earlier version of ant just in case the shell script had been lost 
>>>> in my
>>>> first attempt.
>>>>
>>>> I am sure there is a very simple answer, but I have read the
>>>> documentation
>>>> forward, back and sideways.  My apologies for asking basic linux/unix
>>>> questions on this list, but this has me really puzzled as to what
>>>> I am not
>>>> understanding.
>>>>
>>>> Many thanks,
>>>> Pat.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
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