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From David Rees <d.ree...@usa.net>
Subject Re: optional task dependencies doc
Date Sat, 10 Feb 2001 02:14:30 GMT
I went ahead and moved the dependencies to the bottom of the install
portion of the manual. So, for now, if a new optional task adds a new
jar dependency this part of the manual needs to be updated as well.

dave


On Thu, 08 Feb 2001 17:23:12 -0800, David Rees wrote:

>I am currently making some minor changes to the updated docs (as
>described in my patch in the old docs). One thing that I have noticed
>is that the README that is in lib/optional of the source tree is not
>copied to the binary distribution. This means that this dependency
>information is not available to the binary user.
>
>(Note, to avoid everyone having to look it up, I have appended the
>README at the end of this email).
>
>A quick fix is that the README could be copied (and perhaps renamed)
>to the binary distribution. Or a dependencies section could be added
>to the main install section. However, this would undo the great work
>that Conor has done in separating out the manual so a task's doc can
>be edited in sync. with its tasks.
>
>So I am thinking the correct fix is for this information to be in the
>optional task description. Perhaps a "Requirements" section at the end
>of each optional task doc? If there is agreement I can go ahead and do
>the cut and pasting.
>
>I am also not sure where to put the jakarta-regexp-1.2.jar and
>jakarta-oro-2.0.1.jar dependencies.
>
>dave
>
>--- README ---
>The required libraries should be placed here.
>
>The dependencies are:
>
>junit.jar      - required for junit tasks, available at www.junit.org
>stylebook.jar  - required by stylebook task, available in CVS
>repository of xml.apache.org
>testlet.jar    - required for test task, available with Avalon via
>java.apache.org/framework
>jakarta-regexp-1.2.jar - required by some mappers, available at
>http://jakarta.apache.org/regexp/
>jakarta-oro-2.0.1.jar  - required for some mappers and the perforce
>tasks, available at http://jakarta.apache.org/oro/
>???antlr.jar???- required for antlr task, available at www.antlr.org
>bsf.jar        - required for script task, available at
>http://oss.software.ibm.com/developerworks/opensource/bsf/
>netrexx.jar    - required for netrexx task, available at
>http://www2.hursley.ibm.com/netrexx
>rhino.jar      - required for script task if you want to use
>javascript, available at www.mozilla.org
>jpython.jar    - required for script task if you want to use python,
>available at www.jpython.org
>netcomponents.jar - required by ftp and telnet tasks, available at
>http://www.savarese.org/oro/downloads/index.html#NetComponents
>
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