One of the many beauties of linux is the repositories handle these
things for you. But basically you need to use ant directly, you don't
need to compile it, it can be done from the command prompt, you just
need to put ant in the environment variables %PATH%, instructions can
be found here:
I'd just install Cygwin and save myself the hassle of dealing with the
command prompt in Windows, but then you maybe more Windows literate
On 19 July 2011 15:38, Eric Douglas <edoug...@blockhouse.com> wrote:
> 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
> 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.