On Thu, Jan 15, 2009 at 11:44 AM, Mark Evenson <evenson@...> wrote:
> Erik Huelsmann wrote:
>> On Wed, Jan 14, 2009 at 6:10 PM, Blake McBride <blake@...> wrote:
>>> Okay, it seems I can't create classes because I am using the lisp
>>> based build process so I tried the Ant build and got the following:
>>> # ant -version
>>> Apache Ant version 1.7.0 compiled on August 29 2007
>>> # java -version
>>> java version "1.5.0_13"
>>> Java(TM) 2 Runtime Environment, Standard Edition (build 1.5.0_13-b05)
>>> Java HotSpot(TM) Server VM (build 1.5.0_13-b05, mixed mode)
>>> # pwd
>>> # ant -find build.xml abcl.wrapper
>>> Searching for build.xml ...
>>> Buildfile: /home/blake/Backup/abcl.build.tmp/build.xml
>>> [mkdir] Created dir: /home/blake/Backup/abcl.build.tmp/build
>>> [mkdir] Created dir: /home/blake/Backup/abcl.build.tmp/build/classes
>>> BUILD FAILED
>>> /home/blake/Backup/abcl.build.tmp/build.xml:155: No supported regular
>>> expression matcher found: java.lang.ClassNotFoundException:
>>> Total time: 1 second
>> Debian or derivative?
>> A friend of mine told me last weekend that you need to apt-get both
>> ant and ant-optional.
> A Google search for your error string [shows that this Debian does need the
> ant-optional package] (look at issue 7 at the bottom of the page).
> As far as I know, this error is a result of Debian-specific packaging of
> Ant, not that ABCL is using the so-called optional tasks of Ant. One should
> always be able [use the Ant binary package] to build ABCL. Please inform
> me if this is not the case.
Maybe we should add this to the README? Just to prevent a Bad First
Impression (BFI) with Ant to affect us, when we can prevent so.