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From ru...@us.ibm.com
Subject Re: Using old ant.jar in build.bat?
Date Sun, 09 Jul 2000 21:42:49 GMT


Andrew B. Sudell wrote:
>
> This is basically the same issue that I raised last weekend, so
> maybe I'm missing something.  Currently, I just work around it
> by unsetting ANT_HOME before building ant. In the end, it all
> comes down what should the build files do, and what assumptions
> should they make.

Since unsetting ANT_HOME makes a difference for you, I have to assume that
ANT_HOME is set to something different than where the output of building
Ant is placed?  Why would that be?

> What is the role of anything-else/build.[bat|sh]?
>
> I'm assuming they should build their respective projects, and
> that they should set up some project specific environment/options
> and invoke ant.  I'm not sure why they don't use $ANT_HOME/bin/ant
> to do that.

Historically, every project captured a copy of Ant.  I'm working to change
this.

- Sam Ruby



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