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From David Crossley <cross...@apache.org>
Subject Re: beginner problem installing forrest on windows
Date Sat, 11 Sep 2004 01:35:58 GMT
You said below that you downloaded the "binary" version of
Forrest-0.5.1 so there is no "source" there for you to build.

Are you sure that you are following the instructions
in section 5.2 of RELEASE-NOTES-0.5.1.txt ?

--David

THOMAS BENOIT wrote: 
> Hi,
> 
> I am not a programer and I try to install forrest, but it does not work,
> if someone could help it would be very appreciated!
> 
> When I try to build forrest from the source (in Windows), I type
> C:\forrest\build.bat
> I get the message :
> 'Using classpath: ""'
> and something like 'the path can not be found'
> I think I set the environment variable JAVA_HOME correctly 
> By the way is it JDK or JRE that we need to run cocoon?
> 
> If I double click on build.bat in my forrest source folder it doesn't
> built forrest either.
> 
> When I try with the binary version I get the following error message
> when I type 'forrest or 'forrest seed':
> 
> > Buildfile: C:\forrest\forrest.build.xml
> >
> > BUILD FAILED
> > Basedir C:\forrst\ant\lib\" -Dproject.home C:" does
> > not exist
> >
> > Total time: 0 seconds
> 
> Sorry to bother you, but I don't know what I have misunderstood or
> whatever. A little help would be apprecitaed 
> 
> Thank you
> 
> Thomas
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> --
> Thomas Benoit
> 295 St Patrick, apt. 2
> Ottawa K1N5K4
> Email: Thomas.Benoit@iecs.edu
> Phone: (613) 244 1662
> 
> 
> -- Messages d´origine --
> De: "Ph. Barthelemy" <philippe.barthelemy@gadz.org>
> Date: Dimanche, Septembre 5, 2004 2:47 pm
> Objet: Re: beginner problem installing forrest on windows
> 
> > Hi,
> > 
> > did you seed the project ?
> > type 'forrest seed'
> > 
> > This is required to start a new forrest.
> > You will then build the project by just typing
> > 'forrest'
> > 
> > Hope it helped...
> > 
> > --Philippe
> > -- THOMAS BENOIT <thomas.benoit@iecs.edu> a écrit : 
> > > Hello,
> > > 
> > > I am trying to install forrest on windows but I am
> > > stuck.
> > > I put the binary version in C:\forrest, I unziped
> > > fresh-site.zip in this
> > > folder. I run Apache 2.0 on Windows. I added the
> > > environment variables
> > > for Forrest and J2DK, correctly, I think.
> > > 
> > > I got the following error when typing "forrest" in
> > > the comand window.
> > > (although I am not sure what this command is for)
> > > --
> > > Apache Forrest. Run 'forrest _projecthelp' to list
> > > options
> > > 
> > > Buildfile: C:\forrest\forrest.build.xml
> > > 
> > > BUILD FAILED
> > > Basedir C:\forrst\ant\lib\" -Dproject.home C:" does
> > > not exist
> > > 
> > > Total time: 0 seconds
> > > --
> > > 
> > > 
> > > If I type : C:\forrest -projecthelp
> > > I got :
> > > --
> > > Apache Forrest. Run 'forrest _projecthelp' to list
> > > options
> > > 
> > > Buildfile: C:\forrest\forrest.build.xml
> > > --
> > > (that's all)
> > > 
> > > 
> > > If someone Can help the beginner who I am, on these
> > > obvious basic steps
> > > it would be very appreciated.
> > > 
> > > Thanks
> > > 
> > > Thomas
> > > 
> > > --
> > > Thomas Benoit
> > > 295 St Patrick, apt. 2
> > > Ottawa K1N5K4
> > > Email: Thomas.Benoit@iecs.edu
> > > Phone: (613) 244 1662
> > > 
> > > 
> > >  
> > 


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