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From Charlie Cano <cc...@columbus.rr.com>
Subject Re: Ant to collect 3rd party libraries
Date Fri, 29 Aug 2003 18:54:33 GMT
I'm intrigued by your suggestion and eager to take a look, but the
webcvs is still down.  Could you email me the relevant sections and incl
file?

On Fri, 2003-08-29 at 14:37, Jacob Kjome wrote:

> The Tomcat build has a nifty way to do this and I mirrored their technique 
> in the build I did for the open source project called Prevayler...
> 
> http://cvs.sourceforge.net/cgi-bin/viewcvs.cgi/prevayler
> 
> Their webcvs seems down right now, so try a bit later.  When it come up, 
> look at the "Dependency Targets" section in the build.xml and then look at 
> the utility-targets.incl entity include file which contains the genericized 
> targets.  The sample.build.properties contains locations of each library 
> you want to download.
> 
> Thought I'd put that out there as an alternative to Maven, although Maven 
> does seem to be pretty cool from what I've seen.  I just think it is 
> overkill for some things but, then again, I haven't used it much yet so 
> take my opinion with a grain of salt.
> 
> Jake
> 
> At 01:51 PM 8/29/2003 -0400, you wrote:
> >You might want to take a look at Maven, http://maven.apache.org/
> >
> >Maven builds on top of Ant and one of its features is it handles that 
> >gathering of 3rd party libraries automaticly for you.
> >
> >Charlie Cano wrote:
> >
> >>I would like to use Ant to automate the "gathering" of 3rd party
> >>libraries (jars, etc) from a remote ftp server, but I'm not sure what
> >>the "right" way of doing it would be.
> >>
> >
> >>Thanks in advance,
> >>Charlie
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >You're welcome.
> >
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