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From Conor MacNeill <>
Subject Re: Problems building and testing from CVS
Date Sun, 06 Jul 2003 02:25:55 GMT
On Sun, 6 Jul 2003 06:18 am, _matthewHawthorne wrote:
> I am confused about how to build and test the ant source from CVS.  On
> downloading and attempting to run the tests (by running 'ant test'), I
> see the errors shown below.  I can build using the script, but
> I would like to be able to run the tests separately and manually,
> especially if I start to submit patches.
> This seems like a very simple problem, but I'm stuck... can anyone offer
> any help?

When you type "ant test", I guess you are trying to build Ant 1.6 (CVS) with 
Ant 1.5.x. This won't work because Ant 1.6's build requires Ant 1.6 :-)

You can't use ant to build Ant. You need to bootstrap it. Have a read here

and see how you go.


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