The circular referencing doesn't make sense, but I'm compiling in Eclipse Helios on Windows XP. I found that Eclipse does come with an ant folder under it's plugin path so I started with the ant.jar from there.
-----Original Message----- From: mehdi houshmand [mailto:med1...@gmail.com] Sent: Tuesday, July 19, 2011 9:08 AM To: firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: Re: Which came first, the chicken or the egg? Hi Eric, What operating system are you working on? You probably don't need to compile ant, there will almost definitely be binaries for your operating system. Mehdi On 19 July 2011 13:58, Eric Douglas <edoug...@blockhouse.com> wrote: > If I try to compile fop source it says it requires ant. > If I download the source for ant and try to compile it says it requires bsf. > If I download the source for bsf and try to compile it says it > requires jython. > If I download the source for jython and try to compile it says it > requires ant.