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Sai Patnala
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Joined: Jan 09, 2002
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Hi,
I downloaded assignment and started working on it.
I have this one question.
I normallly use "ant" (Apache's jakarta project) to build my sources. So i moved suncertify directory to src/suncertify and created classes directory so that i can point my classes to "classes" directory. i felt as application grows, using ant would help.
Can we use this during development and when we upload the assignment, just give jars out of the build by ant?
- Sai


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Mark Spritzler
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Using Ant is OK. Actually since I just read an article on Ant, last night, I would suggest using Ant for anything. I had a bat file which works the same, but I had to write it knowing bat commands and had to debug. whereas Ant has the nice XML that is easy to understand and use.
Mark


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Reid M. Pinchback
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Joined: Jan 25, 2002
Posts: 775
Originally posted by Mark Spritzler:
Using Ant is OK. Actually since I just read an article on Ant, last night, I would suggest using Ant for anything.

I've used Ant a lot and really like it. It does have a couple of bugs you have to watch out for. I haven't tried the latest Ant release, so these might have been fixed:
- running out of memory when copying or doing a crlf fix on large files
- crashing when opening and closing a lot of database connections, even if you only have 1 connection open at a time.


Reid - SCJP2 (April 2002)
 
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