I've tried to reference a source project rather than a compiled jar
The annoying part of referencing the compiled jar is when I run from the
IDE in debug mode and it pops up windows saying no code attached.
Plus I thought it made more sense to have the source for everything open
sourced in case there's any reusable code or any confusion on what the
From: Benson Margulies [mailto:bimargul...@gmail.com]
Sent: Tuesday, July 19, 2011 10:49 AM
Subject: Re: Which came first, the chicken or the egg?
Unless you are working on Gentoo Linux, you should not even consider
this path. Just download ant. Ant, being a build tool, has a complex
bootstrap process. ant.apache.org will provide you with a zip file with
a perfectly working copy of Ant you can use.
On Tue, Jul 19, 2011 at 10:38 AM, Eric Douglas <edoug...@blockhouse.com>
> 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.
> 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.