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From Edwin Castro <0ptikGh...@gmx.us>
Subject Re: Ant on Mac OS X
Date Fri, 07 Mar 2014 15:21:39 GMT
Also

port install ant

See http://www.macports.org/

On 3/7/2014 7:12 AM, Harold Putman wrote:
> brew install ant
> 
> See http://brew.sh
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> On Wed, Mar 5, 2014 at 10:12 PM, Tony Anecito <adanecito@yahoo.com>
> wrote:
> 
>> Many Many Thanks!!
>> 
>> -Tony
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> On Wednesday, March 5, 2014 6:28 PM, BryanBerg
>> <bberg@spawar.navy.mil> wrote:
>> 
>> It does, I have it installed on OS X, separate from my IDE.
>> 
>> Ant installation instructions are also at:
>> 
>> http://ant.apache.org/manual/index.html
>> 
>> Be certain to add ant-contrib-1.0b3.jar into your ANT_HOME
>> installation directory, I'm not sure if this was specified in the
>> instructions, but not having this jar gave me some hiccups.
>> 
>> Bryan
>> 
>> 
>> On 3/5/14 3:50 PM, Tony Anecito wrote:
>>> I am already using Eclipse on the Mac. I usually setup a build
>> environment separate from an IDE. I know Windows is different but
>> was hoping since Ant uses Java that it would work under OS X.
>>> 
>>> Thanks, -Tony
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> On Wednesday, March 5, 2014 3:14 PM, Peter West
>>> <lists@pbw.id.au> wrote:
>>> 
>>> Download the binary distribution (latest is 1.9.3) from
>> http://ant.apache.org/bindownload.cgi
>>> 
>>> Unzip (or gunzip) the distribution somewhere on your system. If
>>> you are
>> happy using sudo, you can put it in /usr/local, for example.
>> Otherwise, put it in you home directory at a convenient
>> location.
>>> 
>>> It's a good idea to create a softlink to the distribution
>>> directory. So
>> if you have /Users/me/software/apache-ant-1.9.3, create a link
>> like so:
>>> $ cd /Users/me/software $ ln -s apache-ant-1.9.3 ant
>>> 
>>> Now you can set the ANT_HOME environment variable to
>> /Users/me/software/ant, and when you install a new distribution
>> of ant, you only have to delete the old link and create a new
>> one.
>>> 
>>> In /users/me/software/ant is a directory bin which contains the
>>> shell
>> scripts (compatible with linux/unix and os x) which will be used
>> to run ant. You need to make sure that the bin directory is on
>> your PATH.
>>> 
>>> In your .profile, add the following.
>>> 
>>> Near the top of the file, define these functions:
>>> 
>>> set_env_var () { eval export $1=\""$2"\" eval launchctl setenv
>>> "$1" \""$2"\" }
>>> 
>>> unset_env_var () { unset $1 eval launchctl unsetenv "$1" }
>>> 
>>> Anywhere below that in .profile, you can now define
>>> environment
>> variables that will also be set for programs that run directly
>> from the GUI.
>>> 
>>> After your PATH environment variable has been set, add this:
>>> 
>>> set_env_var ANT_HOME /Users/me/software/ant
>>> 
>>> PATH="$PATH:$ANT_HOME/bin" export PATH launchctl setenv PATH
>>> "$PATH"
>>> 
>>> 
>>> Peter West
>>> 
>>> ...and again, as his custom was, he taught them.
>>> 
>>> 
>>> On 6 Mar 2014, at 7:03 am, Tony Anecito <adanecito@yahoo.com>
>>> wrote:
>>> 
>>>> Hi All,
>>>> 
>>>> I am new to Mac OS X. What is the easiest way to get Ant
>>>> running on OS
>> X? I tried copying my ant folder from Windows to Mac OS X and it
>> would not run.
>>>> 
>>>> Thanks! -Tony
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