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From Christopher Lenz <cml...@gmx.de>
Subject Re: Newbie question - issue with the sample
Date Tue, 31 Dec 2002 10:28:59 GMT
Dhruv Vohra wrote:
> Hi,
> 
>    I am new to the Junit/Cactus world. I am trying to
> run the bundled samples [which come with Cactus], but
> I am not able to run it properly. I have re-read all
> the FAQs and previous posts but still amnot able to
> figure out the solution. Please HELP - i have spent
> hours on this ! 
[SNIP]

Try putting junit.jar in $ANT_HOME/lib

The error message output by Ant is actually pretty clear about this:

> BUILD FAILED
> file:./build-share.xml:355: Could not create task or
> type of type: junit.
> 
> Ant could not find the task or a class this task
> relies upon.
> 
> This is common and has a number of causes; the usual
> solutions are to read the manual pages then download
> and
> install needed JAR files, or fix the build file:
>  - You have misspelt 'junit'.
>    Fix: check your spelling.
>  - The task needs an external JAR file to execute
>    and this is not found at the right place in the
> classpath.
>    Fix: check the documentation for dependencies.
>    Fix: declare the task.
>  - The task is an Ant optional task and optional.jar
> is absent
>    Fix: look for optional.jar in ANT_HOME/lib,
> download if needed
>  - The task was not built into optional.jar as
> dependent
>    libraries were not found at build time.
>    Fix: look in the JAR to verify, then rebuild with
> the needed
>    libraries, or download a release version from
> apache.org
>  - The build file was written for a later version of
> Ant
>    Fix: upgrade to at least the latest release version
> of Ant
>  - The task is not an Ant core or optional task
>    and needs to be declared using <taskdef>.
> 
> Remember that for JAR files to be visible to Ant tasks
> implemented
> in ANT_HOME/lib, the files must be in the same
> directory or on the
> classpath

-- 
Christopher Lenz
/=/ cmlenz at gmx.de


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