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asant problem

Pradyut Bhattacharya
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Joined: Aug 12, 2004
Posts: 63
whenever i give "asant build" command in the command line i get the message

the required contents in the targets.xml file are: -

i tried a lot on the line "<javac srcdir="src" destdir="${build}" >"
on the destdir parameter but on no good results

any help

Tony Morris
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Joined: Sep 24, 2003
Posts: 1608
The ${C:/Sun/AppServer} property has not been set.
Use ant -v

Tony Morris
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Jessica Sant

Joined: Oct 17, 2001
Posts: 4313

I'm moving this to the Ant forum, because I believe Pradyut means "ant build" not "asant build".

Please post your replies there, thanks!
Sarah Rosie

Joined: Dec 02, 2004
Posts: 3
From the J2EE tutorial:

"To run the asant scripts, you must set common build properties in the file <INSTALL>/j2eetutorial14/examples/common/ as follows:

Set the j2ee.home property to the location of your Application Server installation. The build process uses the j2ee.home property to include the libraries in <J2EE_HOME>/lib/ in the classpath. All examples that run on the Application Server include the J2EE library archive--<J2EE_HOME>/lib/j2ee.jar--in the build classpath. Some examples use additional libraries in <J2EE_HOME>/lib/ and <J2EE_HOME>/lib/endorsed/; the required libraries are enumerated in the individual technology chapters. <J2EE_HOME> refers to the directory where you have installed the Application Server or the J2EE 1.4 SDK.


Note: On Windows, you must escape any backslashes in the j2ee.home property with another backslash or use forward slashes as a path separator. So, if your Application Server installation is C:\Sun\AppServer, you must set j2ee.home as follows:

j2ee.home = C:\\Sun\\AppServer


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