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Subject cvs commit: jakarta-ant/docs/manual install.html
Date Thu, 19 Jul 2001 14:37:22 GMT
conor       01/07/19 07:37:22

  Modified:    docs/manual install.html
  Document the requirement for optional jar and how to install it
  Revision  Changes    Path
  1.10      +19 -8     jakarta-ant/docs/manual/install.html
  Index: install.html
  RCS file: /home/cvs/jakarta-ant/docs/manual/install.html,v
  retrieving revision 1.9
  retrieving revision 1.10
  diff -u -r1.9 -r1.10
  --- install.html	2001/07/16 06:54:42	1.9
  +++ install.html	2001/07/19 14:37:22	1.10
  @@ -6,7 +6,6 @@
   <h1>Installing Ant</h1>
   <h2><a name="getting">Getting Ant</a></h2>
   <h3>Binary edition</h3>
  @@ -100,18 +99,27 @@
   <li>Optionally, set the <code>JAVA_HOME</code> environment variable
   (see the <a href="#advanced">Advanced</a> section below).
   This should be set to the directory where your JDK is installed.</li>
  -<li>If you are using Ant's optional tasks then you may need to add additional
  -jars to your <code>lib</code> directory or to your CLASSPATH.
  -See <a href="#librarydependencies">Library Dependencies</a>
  -for for a list of jar requirements for various optional tasks.
   <p><strong>Note:</strong> Do not install Ant's ant.jar file into the
   directory of the JDK/JRE. Ant is an application, whilst the extension 
   directory is intended for JDK extensions. In particular there are security 
   restrictions on the classes which may be loaded by an extension.</p>
  +<h3>Optional Tasks</h3>
  +<p>Ant supports a number of optional tasks. An optional task is a task which
  +typically requires an external library to function. The optional tasks are 
  +packaged separately from the core Ant tasks. This package is available in 
  +the same download directory as the core ant distribution. The current 
  +jar containing optional tasks is named <code>jakarta-ant-1.3-optional.jar</code>.
  +This jar should be downloaded and placed in the lib directory of your Ant 
  +<p>The external libraries required by each of the optional tasks is detailed
  +in the <a href="#librarydependencies">Library Dependencies</a> section. These
  +libraries may either be placed in Ant's lib directory, where they will be picked up
  +automatically, or made available on the system CLASSPATH environment variable. 
   <p>Assume Ant is installed in <code>c:\ant\</code>. The following sets
up the
  @@ -223,7 +231,10 @@
   <p>The following libraries are needed in your CLASSPATH or in the
   install directory's <code>lib</code> directory if you are using the
   indicated feature. Note that only one of the regexp libraries is
  -needed for use with the mappers.</p>
  +needed for use with the mappers. You will also need to install the
  +Ant optional jar containing the task definitions to make these
  +tasks available. Please refer to the <a href="#installing">
  +Installing Ant</a> section above.</p>
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