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ant command not running

shalini pahwa

Joined: Aug 30, 2005
Posts: 5

i am getting this error

unable to locate tools.jar: expected to find it in C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_04\lib\tools.jarBuildfile: build.xml does not existBuild failed

i have appended my classpath to include C:\ant\lib\ant.jar;

then I appended my path with C:\ant\bin;

I then made a new variable and called it ANT_HOME and set the environment as C:\ant

I have followed the same procedure still i am getting the same error
Ulf Dittmer

Joined: Mar 22, 2005
Posts: 42965
The build file is not found. If you start Ant by typing "ant" at the command line, it expects the build.xml file to be in the same directory. If it is somewhere else, or named differently, you need to call Ant by typing "ant -f path/to/build/file.xml", thus specifying which build file to use.
Sunil Kumar Gupta
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Joined: Aug 26, 2005
Posts: 824

Set the JAVA_HOME property to point the location
where the java is installed.....

Suppose your java is installed in c:\jdk1.5.0_04 then
set JAVA_HOME=c:\jdk1.5.0_04

and restart the system ........and see it works


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shalini pahwa

Joined: Aug 30, 2005
Posts: 5
i have successfully installed ant. thanks for your help. Actually i have to develop Registry Registrar type of site like using Extensible Provisioning protocol.
i have installed all the required software
1. apache-ant-1.6.5-bin
4. epp-rtk-java-0.9.2

i am using tomcat server and jsp. Now i dont know wht to do next. i have searched it on google but i didnt get any example or guidelines.
if u people have any idea then please help

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