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From Dominique Devienne <>
Subject Re: Bootstrap script, fetch prerequisites
Date Thu, 29 Jul 2010 21:33:56 GMT
On Thu, Jul 29, 2010 at 4:03 PM, Michael Ludwig <> wrote:
> Dominique Devienne schrieb am 29.07.2010 um 08:42 (-0500):
>> I believe that bootstrapping is possible, but I think it would require
>> changes in Ant to possibly restart a new VM using new JARs for
>> example, or at least rerun itself into a completely different class
>> loader (and a way to update JARs already in use on Windows). Didn't do
>> it myself. --DD
> If it turns out to be too complicated, I'll include a Perl or VBS
> script, that'll do the job!

There I was more thinking into a pure Ant / Java solution that
wouldn't require external wrapper (non-Java) scripts as front-ends to
Ant itself; something that would likely have to involve class loaders,
but of course using front-end script is much more practical :) --DD

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