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From Regis <xu.re...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [general] Building on Fedora 10
Date Wed, 29 Apr 2009 03:30:16 GMT
Andrew Myers wrote:
> Hi Manju and Nathan,
> 
> Thanks for your help working through these issues.  I had tried all your 
> suggestions and still had no joy, so I have just downloaded the latest 
> tar.gz of ant and installed it manually.  It's now picking up ecj.jar 
> from ~/.ant/lib and I now have successfully compiled harmony on Fedora.
> 
> Would it be useful if I document everything I've done so it can go into 
> the wiki along with these instructions - 
> http://wiki.apache.org/harmony/DevelopmentPlatformConfiguration ?

Sure, it would be very helpful, thanks for your contributions.

> 
> There were a few tricks to it on fedora (mainly packages being named 
> differently to Ubuntu).
> 
> Regards,
> Andrew.
> 
> On Tue, 28 Apr 2009 15:01:37 +1000, Manju Vijayakumar 
> <manju.bits@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
>> Andrew,
>>
>> Is /usr/share/ant/lib on your PATH environment variable? This is to check
>> you are copying to the right ANT installation folder.
>>
>> Thanks,
>> Manju
>>
>> On Mon, Apr 27, 2009 at 11:28 PM, Andrew Myers <am2605@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Hi Manju,
>>>
>>> Thanks for taking the time to reply.
>>>
>>> Yes I downloaded it from here:
>>>
>>>
>>> http://download.eclipse.org/eclipse/downloads/drops/R-3.4.2-200902111700/index.php#JDTCORE

>>>
>>>
>>> (That link is terribly well hidden by the way!)
>>>
>>> The file I downloaded is ecj-3.4.2.jar
>>>
>>> I placed it in /usr/share/ant/lib, which as far as I can determine is 
>>> where
>>> ant was installed by yum.
>>>
>>> But I still get the message saying "Please place the ECJ JAR in
>>> ANT_HOME/lib"
>>>
>>> I installed ant on Fedora with yum - the version is 1.7.1.  There 
>>> isn't an
>>> ANT_HOME environment variable set, but I tried this and it still gave 
>>> the
>>> same message.  So I'm a bit confused.  Is there any other place it 
>>> might be
>>> looking for it, or something I can run to double check I have the right
>>> place?
>>>
>>> Regards,
>>> Andrew.
>>>
>>>
>>> On Tue, 28 Apr 2009 14:19:50 +1000, Manju Vijayakumar <
>>> manju.bits@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>  Hey Andrew,
>>>>
>>>> About the ecj.jar, you need to manually download ecj.jar and put it in
>>>> your
>>>> ANT lib folder.
>>>>
>>>> Thanks,
>>>> Manju
>>>>
>>>> On Mon, Apr 27, 2009 at 11:03 PM, Andrew Myers <am2605@gmail.com> 
>>>> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>  Hi,
>>>>>
>>>>> Firstly I hope I am okay to ask this "newbie" type question on this
>>>>> list...
>>>>>
>>>>> I'm trying to build harmony on Fedora 10, following the 
>>>>> instructions at
>>>>> http://harmony.apache.org/quickhelp_contributors.html
>>>>>
>>>>> At the moment I am stuck with this error when I run the ant build:
>>>>>
>>>>> /home/andrew/projects/harmony/common_resources/make/depends.xml:200:
>>>>> Can't
>>>>> get
>>>>>
>>>>> http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/harmony/standard/depends/libs/linux.x86.7x/icu-3.4.zipto

>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> /home/andrew/projects/harmony/common_resources/depends/libs/linux.x86.7x/icu-3.4/icu-3.4.zip

>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> Is there anwhere else I can get this file from?
>>>>>
>>>>> And just as a more general question, has anyone else tried 
>>>>> successfully
>>>>> to
>>>>> build harmony on F10?  The doco I could find all referred to 
>>>>> Ubuntu.  I
>>>>> think I've made some progress on finding the dependencies I need,
>>>>> although
>>>>> I'm still having trouble getting ant to find the ecj.jar file.  If 
>>>>> anyone
>>>>> has been through this and could point me in the right direction 
>>>>> that'd be
>>>>> great.  Otherwise, I'll keep documenting what I've done and perhaps it
>>>>> will
>>>>> be useful to someone else in the future.
>>>>>
>>>>> Many thanks,
>>>>> Andrew.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>>
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> 
> 
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Best Regards,
Regis.

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