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From Harold Putman <hput...@lexmark.com>
Subject Re: Ant on Mac OS X
Date Fri, 07 Mar 2014 15:12:33 GMT
brew install ant

See http://brew.sh




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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