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From ninoclown <ninocl...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: Newbie Question: Installation Issues
Date Wed, 07 Oct 2009 22:16:30 GMT

Thanks David!

I actually had the JDK installed and environment variable set already. I
followed your directions and extracted to the proper directory, so I should
be all good.

Thanks again!


David Weintraub wrote:
> 
> Ant is a Java program, so you need the Java JDK installed. All you need to
> do is this:
> 
>    1. Set the JAVA_HOME environment variable to point to your JDK
> location.
>    (Hint, install the Java JDK directly under the root of your local drive
>    (like C:\JDK-1.6) and not the default location (C:\Program
>    Files\Java\JDK-1.6 or whatever). This avoids a space in the path of
> your
>    javac and java commands.
>    2. Unzip Ant into a directory (I recommend again the root of your
>    localdrive like C:\Ant. This is to avoid the space in the pathname
> issue.
>    3. Set the ANT_HOME environment variable to point to your Ant
>    installation directory.
>    4. Put ANT_HOME\bin under your PATH environment variable. There's an
>    "ant.bat" file in there that will run ant. You can copy this to the
>    C:\Windows\System32 directory, but if you do, you must have ANT_HOME
> set as
>    an environment variable.
> 
> Now, when you're in a console window and type "ant", it'll execute ant.
> 
> In some ways, it's a bit more complex than the self installed "one click"
> packages, but in other ways, it's a lot simpler. All of Ant is in your Ant
> directory. You can move it or delete it, without worrying about registry
> corruption.
> 
> On Wed, Oct 7, 2009 at 5:31 PM, ninoclown <ninoclown@yahoo.com> wrote:
> 
>>
>> Hello, I am trying to install ANT 1.7.0 so I can install a new CRM in my
>> office. Version 1.7.0 is a prerequisite for this particular CRM - Open
>> CRX.
>>
>> I have the zip file downloaded and the files extracted, but do not know
>> how
>> to actually install. There is a "install" file in the package but it is
>> 1KB
>> and is listed as "file" not as an executable file.
>>
>> I'm running a WinXP server also.
>>
>> Any advice would be great!!!!!
>>
>> Thanks!
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> 
> 
> -- 
> David Weintraub
> qazwart@gmail.com
> 
> 

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