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From MattyN <>
Subject Re: Building a J2EE 1.4 app using ant on OS X
Date Thu, 20 Dec 2007 10:37:29 GMT

That sorted it.  I used the -lib option in ant.

Thanks again for the quick reply.  I think I was barking up the wrong tree.

MattyN wrote:
> Thanks for that - will give it a go.  We have everything running fine on
> XP but I think this is due to J2EE being in the classpath before ant runs.
> Thanks.
> foamdino wrote:
>> Hi
>>> We're running OC4J 10.1.2 which obviously runs J2EE 1.4. I need to be
>>> able to
>>> build with J2EE on a mac but can't work out how to install and then
>>> subsequently reference J2EE 1.4 when building the app. We're using an
>>> ant
>>> task to build the app. I get lots of errors saying that
>>> HttpServletRequest
>>> can't be found, which obviously means that it can't find j2ee.jar.
>>> How do you install J2EE 1.4 on a Power PC mac?
>> First OSX is a unix variant, so you should treat compiling java apps
>> (of any kind) as you would compiling java apps on a unix/linux box
>>> We mainly develop on Windows but we're trying to give our designers
>>> (with
>>> PowerPC macs) the ability to do builds and deployments themselves.
>> I think you mean 'how do I get ant to build a j2ee app on OSX', not
>> how do I install j2ee on a mac?
>> If you read the ant manual you can see how to configure a <classpath>
>> that should contain servlet.jar and servlet-api.jar
>> running ant on the Mac/OSX is the same as on any other os, open a
>> terminal, cd to the correct directory (of your project) and then ant
>> <target>
>> If you currently use your IDE to build, then you first need to ignore
>> your normal build process as the IDE is probably not installed (or
>> indeed available) for OSX
>> Kev
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