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From Andy Wickson <andywick...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Very basic newby problem?
Date Tue, 13 Sep 2005 13:18:42 GMT
Thanks for the input - it was due to the lack of a default target
Thanks.
Regards
Andy

On 9/13/05, Erskine, Chris <chris.erskine@eds.com> wrote:
> 
> When you are calling Ant, are you giving it a target to execute? Since
> your project tag does not have the 'default' attribute in it, Ant does
> not know what target to execute.
> 
> Chris Erskine
> 
> EDS Consulting Services
> Colorado Springs, CO
> 
> Phone: 719-265-5962
> Cell: 719-640-6488
> 
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Andy Wickson [mailto:andywickson@gmail.com]
> > Sent: Tuesday, September 13, 2005 6:35 AM
> > To: user@ant.apache.org
> > Subject: Very basic newby problem?
> >
> > Hi,
> >
> > I am attempting the run the following ant script:
> >
> > <project name="MyProject" basedir=".">
> > <description>
> > simple example build file
> > </description>
> >
> > <target name="compile" description="compile the source" >
> > <javac srcdir="common" destdir="common"/>
> > </target>
> > </project>
> >
> > where common is a directory under the root directory (containing the
> > build.xml file) that contains some java source files.
> >
> > When I run the script with the debug option i get the following
> output:
> >
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> -
> > start
> > clip
> > Apache Ant version 1.6.5 compiled on June 2 2005
> > Buildfile: build.xml
> > Adding reference: ant.PropertyHelper
> > Detected Java version: 1.4 in: C:\Program Files\IBM\Java142\jre
> > Detected OS: Windows XP
> > Adding reference: ant.ComponentHelper
> > Setting ro project property: ant.version -> Apache Ant version
> > 1.6.5compiled on
> > June 2 2005
> > Setting ro project property: ant.file -> C:\testoutput\build.xml
> > Adding reference: ant.projectHelper
> > Adding reference: ant.parsing.context
> > Adding reference: ant.targets
> > parsing buildfile C:\testoutput\build.xml with URI =
> > file:///C:/testoutput/build
> > .xml
> > Setting ro project property: ant.project.name <http://ant.project.name>
> <http://ant.project.name> ->
> > MyProject
> > Adding reference: MyProject
> > Setting ro project property: ant.file.MyProject ->
> C:\testoutput\build.xml
> > Project base dir set to: C:\testoutput
> > +Target:
> > +Target: compile
> > Attempting to create object of type
> > org.apache.tools.ant.helper.DefaultExecutor
> > Adding reference: ant.executor
> >
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> --
> > ---end
> > clip
> >
> > no attempt seems to compile the files and indeed no class files are
> > created.
> >
> > if i run the command javac common\*.java from the root directory it
> works
> > ok.
> >
> > I have the following env. variables set:
> > JAVA_HOME=C:\Program Files\IBM\Java142
> > ANT_HOME=C:\apache-ant-1.6.5
> >
> > I assume it must be something quite fundamental but the fact that i
> see
> > javac run independently and Ant is invoked, I can't think what.
> >
> > Any ideas would be greatly appreciated.
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Andy
>

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