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From David Crossley <cross...@indexgeo.com.au>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Turf Centipede, plus updates (Re: The Incubator site)
Date Wed, 30 Oct 2002 06:19:57 GMT
Jeff Turner wrote:
> Nicola Ken Barozzi wrote:
> > Rodent of Unusual Size wrote:
> > >
> > >i tried it while i was waiting for my car to be inspected, but i
> > >couldn't build it -- the cvs head has a dependency on being online and
> > >able to reach krysalis.org.
> > 
> > :-(
> > 
> > Ok Forrest guys, I've had enough! ;-)
> > 
> > It's the third time in an afternoon that I have recieved similar 
> > problems, and feature requests.
> > 
> > We *must* ensure that these difficulties won't happen again, and
> > remember that many new users we will have from now on don't usually
> > work with or like Java (I'm not talkin about you Ken, it's the others
> > that complained ;-)
> >
> > Jeff et all, from me you have all the support to:
> > 
> >  * remove what is left of the old Centipede inside Forrest
> >  * remove the need to download from an outer site
> >  * put all needed in CVS, put the latest Ant
> 
> I've done most of this on my local repository.  The effects are:
> 
>  - Directory structure and build.xml somewhat simpler.
>  - Forrest is buildable by typing 'ant' (to keep Dion happy).
>  - .. but for people without Ant, it's also buildable with
>    ./build.{sh,bat}.  An _unmodified_ but stripped-down Ant 1.6-dev is
>    kept in tools/ant/ for this purpose.
>  - The shbat distribution now includes the same stripped-down Ant.
>    Previously we required the user to have Ant installed to run Forrest.
>    Now Forrest requires only a JDK to run.
> 
> If anyone has objections, get them in now before lazy consensus kicks in.

Go do it ... +1
--David





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