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From Jan.Mate...@rzf.fin-nrw.de
Subject AW: Trying to invoke an external task
Date Wed, 14 Jul 2004 05:35:55 GMT
"java org.apache.tools.ant.Main -version"

Is that the way you usually starts ant? I hope not ...


Jan



> -----Urspr├╝ngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: Mishra, Debnath [mailto:debnath.mishra@citigroup.com]
> Gesendet am: Dienstag, 13. Juli 2004 21:34
> An: Ant Users List
> Betreff: RE: Trying to invoke an external task
> 
> Here is what I got from the following command:
> 
> java org.apache.tools.ant.Main -version  
> 
> Apache Ant version 1.5.2 compiled on February 28 2003         
>              
> 
> 
> Thanks
> Debnath Mishra
> 
> Change Control, CitiGroup
> Englewood Cliffs, NJ 
> Tel: 201-242-2850
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jan.Materne@rzf.fin-nrw.de [mailto:Jan.Materne@rzf.fin-nrw.de]
> Sent: Thursday, July 08, 2004 1:07 AM
> To: user@ant.apache.org
> Subject: AW: Trying to invoke an external task
> 
> 
> The c-stuff is another topic.
> 
> But I┬┤ve seen a message I dont want to see:
> "Could not create task or type of type: exec."
> 
> The <exec> task should be available. Doesnt matter whether that is
> the right for your special job or not...
> 
> Which Ant version are you using?
> 
> 
> > /u/iocxsdm/ant :>java OS390CCompiler 
> > Exception in thread "main" java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError: 
> > OS390CCompiler
> 
> You are on a OS/390?
> Maybe here are some specialists on that machine? Does <exec> 
> work in your
> environment?
> 
> 
> > does cpptasks.jar need to be in ANT Home directory?
> as usual external tasks should be placed in ~/.ant/lib (Ant1.6+).
> 
> 
> > <?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?> 
> >  
> > <project name="MyProject" default="init" basedir="."> 
> >   <description> 
> >      Compile C Code 
> >   </description> 
> >  
> >   <property name="build" value="build" /> 
> >  
> >   <target name="init"> 
> >      <exec executable="/bin/sh"> 
> >          <arg value="-c" /> 
> >          <arg value="c89" /> 
> >      </exec> 
> >   </target> 
> >  
> > </project> 
> > 
> > Here is the error message:
> > 
> > BUILD FAILED 
> > file:/u/iocxsdm/ant/ascii.xml:11: Could not create task or 
> > type of type: 
> > exec.
> >  
> > Ant could not find the task or a class this task relies upon. 
> > 
> > 
> > Thanks
> > Debnath Mishra
> > 
> > Change Control, CitiGroup
> > Englewood Cliffs, NJ 
> > Tel: 201-242-2850
> 
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