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From "Robert Koberg" <...@koberg.com>
Subject RE: Forrest 0.2-rc1 released :)
Date Thu, 14 Nov 2002 16:33:02 GMT
Hi,

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jeff Turner [mailto:jefft@apache.org]
> Sent: Thursday, November 14, 2002 8:28 AM
> On Thu, Nov 14, 2002 at 07:59:09AM -0800, Robert Koberg wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I just downloaded jeff's binary distribution to my w2k machine. I ran
> > 'forrest seed' and then 'forrest' and everything worked properly.
>
> Wohoo.. thanks for reporting, I'll add this to the release notes.
>
> > I have ant 1.5 at the c:/ant and forrest at c:/forrest.
>
> Could you try renaming 'forrest' to "Apache Forrest" and see if it still
> works?

I just ran it like you ask:

C:\>cd %FORREST_HOME%

C:\Apache Forrest\bin>forrest seed
"Apache Forrest.  Run 'forrest -projecthelp' to list options"
'""C:\Apache' is not recognized as an internal or external command,
operable program or batch file.


>
> > Build failed when I ran 'forrest' first without running the seed.
> Is that the
> > problem people are having. From the Getting Started it does not say
> [optional].
> > Without reading the Getting Started part of the readme (just the
> installation) I
> > would have thought that just running 'forrest' would get me started
> - is this
> > the problem?
>
> The problems were NoClassDefFoundErrors caused by mangled classpaths.
>
> Forrest does print a reasonably informative message if run without a
> preceding 'seed':
>
> ------------------------------------------------
> This project has no content in /tmp/x/src/documentation/content/xdocs.
> Use the 'seed' target to create a template project structure.
> ------------------------------------------------

That is how I figured I needed to run seed first :). But should forrest just
seed it if it finds no seed?

-Rob



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