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From Jacob Kjome <h...@visi.com>
Subject Re: 1.6.1 -- where is "optional.jar"
Date Tue, 30 Mar 2004 04:41:03 GMT
At 06:24 PM 3/29/2004 -0700, you wrote:
>Dominique Devienne wrote:
>
> > > From: Jack Woehr [mailto:jax@purematrix.com]
> > >
> > > I built 1.6.1 from source and get the following error when running my
> > > build ... so I wonder,
> > > "where is optional.jar" since it doesn't seem to get built in the 1.6.1.
> > > build ... PS all the
> > > dependencies for the Script task such as the latest bsf.jar and 
> js.jar are
> > > there. TIA.
> >
> > Optional.jar in no more in Ant 1.6.x, replace by all the ant-xyz.jar files,
> > where xyz names an external dependency. --DD
>
>Hmm, hope the error message got fixed after 1.6.1 ... but then why doesn't
>Ant know what a "script" tag is in my case"?

See the Ant docs for optional task dependencies.
http://ant.apache.org/manual/install.html#librarydependencies

This is why these tasks are "optional".  Ant doesn't ship with all their 
dependencies.  If you want to use them, you need to provide them.

Jake

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