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From David Crossley <>
Subject Re: [Bug] Wrong version number if forrest is available
Date Thu, 30 Dec 2004 09:09:07 GMT
Reinhard Poetz wrote:
> Carsten Ziegeler wrote:
> >With the latest changes to the build system in trunk regarding forrest,
> >the version number of Cocoon is overwritten by a forrest installation.
> >
> >In my build environment I have set FORREST_HOME to a 0.5 forrest 
> >installation and when building Cocoon, Cocoon uses this 0.5 as it's
> >own version number :(
> >
> >Can we fix this please? (A workaround is to set FORREST_HOME to a
> >non existing path)
> >
> >Carsten
> >
> Don't know if it helps but Forrest doesn't neeed FORREST_HOME. Simply call 
> forrest.bat|sh where you are. So you can run several Forrest parallely.
> To make thinks easier, create some links (forrest06, forrest05, 
> forrest-svn, ...) that are reachable from within your PATH.

At the moment, the FORREST_HOME is required with the cocoon build system.
The proper way to build the cocoon docs is with 'build docs' and that
depends on FORREST_HOME being set.


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