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From Alexey Solofnenko <A.Solofne...@mdl.com>
Subject Re: repost: trooubled with ant from source install
Date Mon, 23 Jul 2007 18:15:28 GMT
Run as following: .\bootstrap\bin\ant -f fetch.xml

- Alexey.

Tena Sakai wrote:
> Hi Peter,
>
> I like what you mention.  I located and looked at the
> file fetch.xml.  I would like to pursue this avenue.
> But I am clueless as to how I can "invoke" this xml
> file.  Would you please tell me how I can do so?
> Thank you.
>
> Tena Sakai
> tsakai@gallo.ucsf.edu
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Peter Reilly [mailto:peter.kitt.reilly@gmail.com]
> Sent: Mon 7/23/2007 10:14 AM
> To: Ant Users List
> Subject: Re: repost: trooubled with ant from source install
>  
> On 7/23/07, Alexey Solofnenko <A.Solofnenko@mdl.com> wrote:
>   
>> I do not think you need to download any jars, if you are building ANT
>> for yourself - you have to have all necessary jars already to run ANT.
>>     
>
> This is not quite correct.
> The optional tasks/types need jars to be downloaded and
> placed in $ANT_SRC/lib/optional.
>
> I normally compile a subset of ant for testing.
>
> To compile all of ant, one needs non publiclly available
> jars (weblogic, starteam and others).
>
> The file fetch.xml gets most of the
> publically available jars and places then
> in the currect place (depending on how fetch.xml is called
> - check the fetch.xml file for a read me).
>
> Peter
>
>
>   
>> I have an automated script to build ANT. First, the script empties
>> CLASSPATH,  sets JAVA_HOME and PATH. Then copies all necessary jars
>>     
> into
>   
>> $ANT_DIR/lib/optional folder, deletes $ANT_DIR/bootstrap, and runs
>> "call build.bat distribution".
>>
>> There can be additional steps to make ANT to forget about any
>>     
> previously
>   
>> installed ANT on your system.
>>
>> - Alexey.
>>
>> Tena Sakai wrote:
>>     
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> Sorry to repost, but I haven't got much response...
>>>
>>> I am having a problem with installing ant 1.7.0 from source
>>> on redhat enterprise server (amd-64).
>>>
>>> What happens is that when I issue a command:
>>>
>>>   sh build.sh -Ddist.dir=/usr/local/ant dist
>>>
>>> it complains that a bunch of jar files were not built because no
>>> files were included.  For example:
>>>
>>>   /usr/local/ant/apache-ant-1.7.0/build/lib/ant-apache-regexp.jar
>>>
>>> According to the instruction on website:
>>>
>>>   Make sure you have downloaded any auxiliary jars required to
>>>   build tasks you are interested in. These should be added to
>>>   the lib/optional directory of the source tree.
>>>
>>> I went and got jakarta-regexp-1.5.tar.gz, gunzip'ed, untar'ed
>>> and found a file jakarta-regexp.jar (as well as
>>>       
> jakarta-regexp-1.5.jar,
>   
>>> which turns out to be the same as the other), and copied it into
>>> ...src/lib/optional directory (which didn't exist; so I created
>>> it).  I tried with 'sh build.sh bla bla' once again, but the
>>> result is the same as before, it seems.  I have tried to put
>>> the jar file into a different lib/optional directories, but the
>>> result seems the same through out.  I am at wit's end as to
>>> how to interpret this instruction (one more time):
>>>
>>>   Make sure you have downloaded any auxiliary jars required to
>>>   build tasks you are interested in. These should be added to
>>>   the lib/optional directory of the source tree.
>>>
>>> I am starting to feel it is a mistake to follow the instruction
>>> above to letters.  Maybe, instead, I need to provide java source
>>> files and the build process will make jar files out of the source
>>> code and put them into a destination?  Is there somebody out there
>>> (I am sure the answer is yes) who have done this and willing to
>>> give me a hand, please?  I would greatly appreciate it.
>>>
>>> Thank you in advance.
>>>
>>>
>>> Tena Sakai
>>> tsakai@gallo.ucsf.edu
>>>
>>>
>>>       
>> --
>>
>>     
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
>   
>> Alexey N. Solofnenko <http://trelony.cjb.net/>
>> Pleasant Hill, CA (GMT-8 usually)
>>
>>
>>     
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