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From Grant Ingersoll <gsing...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Lucene Setting
Date Mon, 19 Nov 2007 13:55:34 GMT
Ah, I see.  This just means change into the directory via the command  
line where you unpacked the installation.

HTH,
Grant

On Nov 19, 2007, at 8:34 AM, Liaqat Ali wrote:

> I m new to lucene and want to clear about some questions.
>
> When I unpacked the Lucene, which i downloaded from Apache site.
>
> I ran the Build.txt file and there are five steps to set up lucene.
>
> Lucene Build Instructions
>
> $Id: BUILD.txt 476955 2006-11-19 22:28:41Z hossman $
>
> Basic steps:
> 0) Install JDK 1.4 (or greater), Ant 1.6.2 (or greater)
>
> 1) Download Lucene from Apache and unpack it
>
> Step 2) Connect to the top-level of your Lucene installation
>
>                           Lucene's top-level directory contains the  
> build.xml file. By default,
>                           you do not need to change any of the  
> settings in this file, but you do
>                           need to run ant from this location so it  
> knows where to find build.xml.
>                             If you would like to change settings you  
> can do so by creating one
>                           or more of the following files and placing  
> your own property settings
>                           in there:
>
>                           ~/lucene.build.properties
>                           ~/build.properties
>                               lucene-x.y/build.properties
>
>                           The first property which is found in the  
> order with which the files are
>                           loaded becomes the property setting which  
> is used by the Ant build
>                           system.
>
>                           NOTE: the ~ character represents your user  
> account home directory.
>
> 3) Install JavaCC (optional)
> 4) Run ant
>
> I am not getting the 3rd instruction. Can you explain this line to me.
>
> And one question more. is it necessary to build lucene using Ant or  
> any other tool. What is the purpose of this?
>
>
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