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Adding new task

Ethan Gur

Joined: Feb 17, 2005
Posts: 12

I wrote a new task for a project. I exported it to a jar file, and put it in the lib/ant folder. When I try to run ant, I get the following error:
taskdef class messaging_as.util.crypt.MASANTFileCryptTask cannot be found

If I put the class file in classes folder, then ant succeeds. But I I don't want to do this, I want to seperate this task from my project.

Please help...
Carol Enderlin
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Joined: Oct 10, 2000
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You can jar it up, looks like people commonly list that jar explicitly in the build file:
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