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From "Thomas Lockney" <tlock...@io.com>
Subject Re: building ant
Date Fri, 11 Aug 2000 16:17:40 GMT
The problem is that it's not finding tools.jar under your JAVA_HOME. Check
to make sure that jar exists under /usr/java1.2/lib first. The class
sun.tools.javac.Main is actually a part of this jarfile. It is the
underlying tool that ant actually uses to handle the compilation.

-thomas

----- Original Message -----
From: "Morahg, Yoav" <ymorahg@gist.com>
To: <tomcat-user@jakarta.apache.org>
Sent: Thursday, August 10, 2000 3:30 PM
Subject: building ant


> Hi.
>
> I previously built tomcat 3.1 on Solaris, but I can't remember how I did
it.
> I'm trying to rebuild and am trying to follow the instructions for
building.
> TO begin with, I must have jakarta-ant parallel to my jakarta-tomcat
> directory. I got Ant 1.1 from the jakarta site and am now trying to build
> it. I executed the bootstrap.sh script successfully but when I try to
> execute the build script
>
> (build.sh -Ddist.dir=myant dist) I get the following error:
>
> Exception in thread "main" java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError:
> sun/tools/javac/Main
>         at org.apache.tools.ant.taskdefs.Javac.doClassicCompile(Compiled
> Code)
>         at org.apache.tools.ant.taskdefs.Javac.execute(Compiled Code)
>         at org.apache.tools.ant.Target.execute(Compiled Code)
>         at org.apache.tools.ant.Project.runTarget(Project.java:675)
>         at org.apache.tools.ant.Project.executeTarget(Compiled Code)
>         at org.apache.tools.ant.Main.runBuild(Compiled Code)
>         at org.apache.tools.ant.Main.main(Compiled Code)
>
> my JAVA_HOME is set to /usr/java1.2 and I can't understand where it wants
> the sun/tools/javac class from.
> I have /usr/java1.2/bin and /usr/java1.2/lib in my PATH.
>
> What am I doing wrong?
>
> Thanks in advance,
> -Yoav
>
>
> ---------------------------
> Yoav Morahg
> Software Engineer
> Gist Communications
> (212) 965-1999 xt 122
> ymorahg@gist.com
>
>


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