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From "Martin Gainty" <>
Subject Re: headless build vs. eclipse build
Date Wed, 06 Feb 2008 19:44:37 GMT

In Eclipse goto

Installed JREs
Execution Environment

are you perhaps using a JRE different than the one ANT uses from command
line (check env var JRE_HOME for ANTs default JRE)

----- Original Message -----
From: "Steven Guitar" <>
To: <>
Sent: Wednesday, February 06, 2008 1:57 PM
Subject: headless build vs. eclipse build

> Hey guys,
> i have written a headless build for a jar file that we use for our
> framework to distribute to other developers. the jar file is given to
> web developers who deploy their web apps to websphere app server, and
> the jar file created from ant works fine.
> when you start the server up with logging turned on, im getting some
> weirdness in the logging of information pulled from the manifest file.
> the manifest file has entries for implementation title, vendor, and
> version and everything looks good. however, when the logger tries to
> report what those values are at runtime, one of my 3 jars that ant
> builds for the framework reports the information from another jar.
> 2 of the 3 work fine, but 1st to load gets #2's info, and 2 and 3 are
> their own info as they are supposed to be. this is confusing because
> this is how we keep developers the ability to know if they are up to
> date on the version of the framework.
> if i take the jars built straight from WSAD (eclipse) and distribute
> those, everything is fine. i have examined the jar files and the
> manifest files and everything seems in order. there are slight
> differences in the manifest, but nothing more than the ordering of the
> attributes.
> i have tried to build the jar, and overwrite the ant built jar's
> manifest with the manifest file from WSAD and that still does not work.
> im sorta wondering if there is something else that WSAD does when
> exporting jars that ant does not do that i am missing.
> i have been trying to search this problem, but i cannot figure out the
> culprit enough to know how to search for help. thought id give this a
> shot!
> Thanks in advance
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