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From Carol Frampton <cfram...@adobe.com>
Subject Re: Build from source: add JAVA_HOME/bin to Path
Date Thu, 07 Jun 2012 14:22:10 GMT
I'll do something about this.  I think the bit about adding to PATH might
have gotten lost somewhere along the way.  I'm pretty sure that used to be
documented.

Carol

On 6/7/12 5 :01AM, "Dirk Eismann" <bortsen@googlemail.com> wrote:

>I just gave compiling from source a try and it went through to the
>point where the Batik jar gets compiled and packaged - there Ant
>exited with an error. The reason was that the "jar" program was not
>known to the system which was due to the fact that JAVA_HOME/bin was
>not on the search path. This was easy to fix but it should be added to
>the README file in the source package (only JAVA_HOME is set but this
>does not add the exeutables from /bin)
>
>E.g. Windows users should make sure that their PATH is set to
>PATH=%PATH%;%JAVA_HOME%\bin
>
>Another option would be to always use absolute paths in the build
>scripts, e.g. instead of
>
>  <exec executable="jar">
>
>use
>
>  <exec executable="${JAVA_HOME}/bin/jar">
>
>Dirk.


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