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From Carlos Araya <carlos.ar...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Ant on Mac OS X
Date Sat, 08 Mar 2014 17:59:03 GMT
Tony,

Doesn't Ant come bundled with Xcode? If you're doing any sort of
development on OS X it would pay to install the dev tools and then check if
ant gets installed with it and it may not be the current version.

Carlos


On Fri, Mar 7, 2014 at 7:12 AM, Harold Putman <hputman@lexmark.com> wrote:

> 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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>
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