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From <Jan.Mate...@rzf.fin-nrw.de>
Subject AW: AW: antrc & ant.conf files
Date Mon, 19 May 2008 11:47:30 GMT
I am not familiar with unix (any more) ... 

Jan


> -----Urspr√ľngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: dhollis@aandoconsultancy.ltd.uk 
> [mailto:dhollis@aandoconsultancy.ltd.uk] 
> Gesendet: Montag, 19. Mai 2008 13:44
> An: Ant User List
> Betreff: Re: AW: antrc & ant.conf files
> 
> Thanks for that, Jan
> 
> I find shell scripts distinctly un-intutive, so no, I haven't 
> tried it!
> 
> Do I have to use both Set and Export for ANT_HOME, do you think?
> 
> David
> 
> 
> 
> > I understand that ~/.antrc and ~/.ant/ant.conf are parsed 
> when Ant is
> 
> > called from the command line. I also understand that these 
> files can  
> >  include ANT_OPTS and ANT_ARGS parameters.
> 
> These file are executed by the wrapper scripts.
> Therefore you can have a look into them to see what exactly 
> you can do.
> 
> 
>    # load system-wide ant configuration (ONLY if ANT_HOME has NOT been
> set)
>    if [ -z "$ANT_HOME" -o "$ANT_HOME" = "/usr/share/ant" ]; then
>        if [ -f "/etc/ant.conf" ] ; then
>            . /etc/ant.conf
>        fi
>    fi
> 
>    # load user ant configuration
>    if [ -f "$HOME/.ant/ant.conf" ] ; then
>      . $HOME/.ant/ant.conf
>    fi
>    if [ -f "$HOME/.antrc" ] ; then
>      . "$HOME/.antrc"
>    fi
> 
> 
> So i think you could also set ANT_HOME (btw - have you tried that?)
> 
> 
> 
> > Can these files also include a definition for ANT_HOME?
> 
> I think it should - just try that out.
> 
> 
> > Could someone please confirm the correct syntax for these items.
> > The things I want to do are:
> > 1. Set ANT_HOME
> 
> see above
> 
> > 2. Set a memory requirement for ANT_OPTS
> 
> possible (and intented)
> 
> > 3. Use the -lib property to point to the DITA Toolkit lib, 
> and set a  
> >  property known as 'DITA_DIR'.
> 
> possible, set ANT_ARGS
> 
> Jan
> 
> 
> 
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