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Very Bad use of Ant...

2006-08-28       - By Dan McFadyen
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Hey hey!

Perfect Antoine! One more lib on the path and it runs top to bottom (with no
dirty files to let it skip steps even)

Thank you muchly,

Dan

-----Original Message-----
From: Antoine Levy-Lambert [mailto:antoine@(protected)]
Sent: Monday, August 28, 2006 4:56 PM
To: Ant Users List
Subject: Re: RE: Very Bad use of Ant...


Hello Dan,

it will need tools.jar (a file from the JDK) on its classpath I believe.

Regards,

Antoine
-------- Original-Nachricht --------
Datum: Mon, 28 Aug 2006 16:42:49 -0400
Von: "Dan McFadyen" <danm@(protected)>
An: "Ant Users List" <user@(protected)>
Betreff: RE: Very Bad use of Ant...

> Funny, I spoke too soon.
>
> This lovely new forked and running JVM with it's new ant doesn't seem to
> be
> able to find javac to compile... all the environment variables exist on
> the
> outer JVM, but I am rather stumped.
>
> I have failed my attempts to toss the environment variables into the new
> JVM
> using the combination of:
>
> <property environment="env"/>
>   and
> <env key="JAVA_HOME" value="${env.JAVA_HOME}"/>
>
> I'd be more than happy if someone could point out my mistake.
>
> Dan
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dan McFadyen [mailto:danm@(protected)]
> Sent: Monday, August 28, 2006 3:08 PM
> To: Ant Users List
> Subject: RE: Very Bad use of Ant...
>
>
> Hey hey!
>
> I found the stuff I needed after some googling and some of the info from
> the
> first reply, just getting back now and you've made me slightly curious
> about
> what possible side effects would happen without the ant.home as I made it
> work without it... Mind you, I am using only to do one small thing so I
> might not have noticed it.
>
> Thanks!
>
> Dan
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Darick Jarvis [mailto:djarvis@(protected)]
> Sent: Monday, August 28, 2006 2:58 PM
> To: 'Ant Users List'
> Subject: RE: Very Bad use of Ant...
>
>
>
>
> I don't know if this is the official way to call ant within a java task,
> but
> it works for me.  Maybe this can help you.  This will cause it to outlive
> the starting script with no handle to it though.
>
> <java classname="org.apache.tools.ant.launch.Launcher"
>       dir="."
>       fork="true"
>       newenvironment="true"
>       spawn="true"
>       maxmemory="WHATEVER"
>       taskname="WHATEVER">
>   <classpath>
>     <fileset dir="PATH_TO_ANT_LIBRARY" casesensitive="false">
>       <include name="*.jar" />
>       <include name="*.zip" />
>     </fileset>
>   </classpath>
>   <arg value="-f" />
>   <arg value="FILE_TO_RUN" />
>   <arg value="-Dant.home=PATH_TO_ANT_HOME" />
>   <arg value="TARGET_TO_RUN" />
> </java>
>
> Note, it is important to set the ant.home property for it to run correctly
>
> Hope this helps!
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dominique Devienne [mailto:ddevienne@(protected)]
> Sent: Monday, August 28, 2006 2:17 PM
> To: Ant Users List
> Subject: Re: Very Bad use of Ant...
>
> You can always <java fork="true"> the other Ant, and since they live
> in different processes and VMs, they can co-exist peacefully. I think
> there's an example somewhere that demonstrates how to call Ant using
> <java>. --DD
>
> On 8/28/06, Dan McFadyen <danm@(protected)> wrote:
> > Hello,
> >
> > I am about to ask how to do something that will sound... very very
> ugly...
> >
> > Is there anyway to run a different version of Ant from within an Ant
> script?
> > I read the faq and found the explantation of the:
> >
> >     [exec] java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError:
> > org/apache/tools/ant/launch/Launcher
> >     [exec] Exception in thread "main"
> >
> > I have gone to the 2 different directories I need to run it, and I can
> run
> > each fine (one defined in Env variables, other using absolute path to
> bin
> > dir).
> >
> > But... is there any way to not get that?... Or am I stuck with a manual
> step
> > if I need 2 versions of Ant to play nice?
> >
> >
>
>
>
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