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From <Jan.Mate...@rzf.fin-nrw.de>
Subject AW: launch a different version of ant
Date Tue, 06 Dec 2005 05:56:39 GMT
>> Is there a way to launch a different version of ant from an already 
>> running ant process.
>>
>> I am launching an ant process via the "Cruise Control" 
>automated build 
>> tool which launches ant version 1.6.3.
>> I am building a weblogic application which bundles an older 
>version of 
>> ant which is: 1.5.3
>
>What we did was use the 'antscript' attribute of the Cruise 
><ant> builder. This way you're in total control of what's 
>started, because the .bat or .sh script executed can change 
>ANT_HOME or do any number of things. It's sometimes tricky to 
>have the correct Ant error code propagate out to Cruise, but 
>otherwise it works fine.
>
>Beside this work around, I don't know of the way to do what 
>you want. --DD


Hi Dominique, in Bug14941 we (you and me :) showed how to
invoke Ant from inside a buildfile as usual java application.

So I would play with the <java> attributes to set a new 
environment ;-)


Jan

http://issues.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=14941

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