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From Antoine Lévy-Lambert <>
Subject Re: Incorrect documentation of FTP task
Date Tue, 17 Feb 2004 07:34:22 GMT
Steve Cohen wrote:

>I see that someone has tried to incorporate my suggestion for using the latest 
>commons-net.jar in order to use ant's <ftp> task with NT-based servers.  
It was me. O:-)

>  However, the documentation is not quite correct.  It says:
>"To use the FTP task with Microsoft FTP servers, you need CVS HEAD of 
>commons-net and jakarta-oro after 2004-02-01 or a release of commons-net 
>after 1.1.0 and jakarta-oro after 2.0.8."
>While it is true that the CVS HEAD of commons-net is required and while it is 
>true that jakarta-oro is required (jakarta-oro is now required for any uses 
>of the ftp task using commons-net), I don't believe it is true that 2.0.8 of 
>oro is required.  As far as I know, any jakarta-oro verson greater than 
>VERSION 2.0.1 will work.  Certainly, the latest commons-net code takes no 
>special advantage of the latest oro-code.
>So while users do need to get the latest commons-net code to take advantage of 
>this, I think they don't really need to upgrade their jakarta-oro jar above 
>what ant uses, although it can't hurt anything.
I am going to correct this, 8-)



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