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From veena pandit <v.kri...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Yet another basic question about Ant
Date Tue, 01 Sep 2009 18:59:29 GMT
It is for a Java program.  But I have to convert all the Make utilities into
Ant.
I dont know Make.  and I have to eliminate the Make

On Tue, Sep 1, 2009 at 2:50 PM, David Weintraub <qazwart@gmail.com> wrote:

> Ant is a build system primarily designed for Java builds while Make is
> primarily designed for C/C++ builds.
>
> Are you doing a Java build, but for some reason, it was originally written
> in Make? Then, I can understand why you want to change. But you are
> probably
> better off writing the build from scratch instead of trying to convert over
> the Makefiles to build.xml files.
>
> If the build is for C/C++, you should really keep using Make and forget
> about using Ant.
>
>
> On Tue, Sep 1, 2009 at 11:20 AM, veena pandit <v.kris21@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > Hi,
> >
> > I have been given the task of converting Make files to Ant.  I don't know
> > Make and I don't know Ant.
> > But I am going to try.  There are 3 make files in the project.  The first
> > one includes another make file
> > like so:
> > include makefile.${OSTYPE}${OS}
> >
> > the other Make files are makefile.linux and makefile.windows.
> >
> > How do I transfer this over to Ant?
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> > Veena
> >
>
>
>
> --
> David Weintraub
> qazwart@gmail.com
>

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