Bug 428502 - antRun is broken
Summary: antRun is broken
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: ant
Version: 8
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Permaine Cheung
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2008-01-12 10:20 UTC by Bart Vanbrabant
Modified: 2009-07-21 20:49 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Clone Of:
: 1299507 (view as bug list)
Last Closed: 2009-01-09 05:46:25 UTC
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Description Bart Vanbrabant 2008-01-12 10:20:22 UTC
Description of problem:
Ant searches for the antRun helper script in /usr/share/ant/bin but it's
installed in /usr/bin. This results in an ioexception.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Create a build.xml file with following contents in a directory:
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<project name="test">
      executable="echo" vmlauncher="no">
      <arg line="'Hello world'"/>

2. Run 'ant' in that directory
3. Watch the output :)
Actual results:
Buildfile: build.xml

/home/bart/Desktop/build.xml:4: Execute failed: java.io.IOException: Cannot run
program "/usr/share/ant/bin/antRun": java.io.IOException: error=2, No such file
or directory

Total time: 2 seconds

Expected results:
Buildfile: build.xml
     [exec] Hello world

Total time: 0 seconds

Additional info:
I fixed it on a machine where I really needed it by symlinking the helper script
to the right directory.

Comment 1 Bug Zapper 2008-11-26 09:24:27 UTC
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Comment 2 Bug Zapper 2009-01-09 05:46:25 UTC
Fedora 8 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on 2009-01-07. Fedora 8 is 
no longer maintained, which means that it will not receive any further 
security or bug fix updates. As a result we are closing this bug.

If you can reproduce this bug against a currently maintained version of 
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Thank you for reporting this bug and we are sorry it could not be fixed.

Comment 3 Matt Weaver 2009-07-21 20:49:10 UTC
I am able to reproduce this problem in Fedora 11.  Not sure what needs to be done to "reopen this bug against that version," but it seems to still be a problem (at least in some cases)

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