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From Ron Wheeler <>
Subject Re: Example Ant 1.6 build files for project with multiple WAR and JAR modules?
Date Wed, 02 Nov 2005 12:40:31 GMT
Did you look at the Apache projects?
Many of them are using Maven which may be closer to what you want.
What about Ant itself?


Lawrie Gallardo wrote:

> Hi,
> I need to put together Ant 1.6 build files for a project which will 
> have an EAR module and several WAR and JAR modules. I ideally want to 
> make good use of Ant 1.6 features such as import, macrodef and subant 
> tasks to produce a common build file (which each individual module's 
> build file can then import and override), a master build file, and a 
> release build file. To avoid re-inventing the wheel, I have tried to 
> find an open source project with suitable build files to use as a 
> starting block, but I have not been able to find anything that fits 
> the bill.
> Does anyone know of an open source project with build files that would 
> be worth me taking a look at?
> Or has anybody already put together something along these lines for an 
> existing project? If so, I'd be incredibly grateful if you could mail 
> me a copy of these build files so that I could use them as a starting 
> point to adapt and amend to fit my project's requirements. I know this 
> sounds a bit cheeky, but I'd really like to avoid the unproductive 
> effort of starting completely from scratch and re-inventing the wheel...
> Thanks in advance,
> Lawrie.
> eMail: lawriegallardo at hotmail dot com
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