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From Mangesh Moghe <mangesh.mo...@tcs.com>
Subject RE: Executing javascript ant task with jdk 1.6
Date Wed, 17 Nov 2010 09:47:45 GMT
Finally able to solve the problem. Yes, ant 1.6.5 can not work with JDK 
1.6 as far  as javascript ant task is concerned. This is because ant 1.6.5 
supports <script> task in a Apache BSF supported language only(refer 
apache ant 1.6.5 manual) whereas later versions i.e. from ant 1.7, 
<script> task can be executed either with Apache BSF or JSR 223 manager 
that is included in JDK 6 or higher (refer apache ant 1.7.0 manual) and 
this can be controlled by "manager" attribute in <script> task. The JSR 
223 scripting manager is indicated by "javax". For details refer "
http://ant.apache.org/manual/Tasks/script.html".

One more reason that ant 1.6.5 can not work with JDK 6 is since this 
version of ant needs BSF engine and in turn needs Mozilla rhino component 
of version 1.5R3 only. This is the only version of rhino that contains "
org.mozilla.javascript.Context.getDebuggableEngine()" API needed by BSF 
engine. Later versions of rhino don't have this API and ant <script> task 
will fail. JDK 6 contains rhino 1.6R2 which doesn't contain this API and 
hence ant 1.6.5 <script> task will fail if you use BSF engine + JDK6.

Thanks for the help.

Regards
Mangesh Moghe
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From:
"Ludwig, Michael" <Michael.Ludwig@delphi-mb.de>
To:
"Ant Users List" <user@ant.apache.org>
Date:
11/16/2010 06:01 PM
Subject:
RE: Executing javascript ant task with jdk 1.6



> > Detected OS: HP-UX
> > Adding reference: ant.ComponentHelper
> > Setting ro project property: ant.version -> Apache Ant version 1.6.5
> > compiled on June 2 2005
> 
> There was no 1.6 back then. But 1.6.5 is the latest 1.6.

Okay, this is not clear. So:

There was no JDK 1.6 back then. But
Ant 1.6.5 is the latest 1.6 Ant relase.

Michael

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