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NetComponents.jar used with ANT

 
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Hi all,
I am trying to use NetComponents.jar in an ant script on Windows 2000. That, along with optional.jar, should allow me to use the <ftp> task def. Unfortunately, ANT complains that it does not know what to do with the <ftp> def.
I have made sure that NetComponents.jar and optional.jar are in my ANT lib directory.
I have even tried to explicity put these jars in my CLASSPATH.
I am using jdk1.3.1_02 and I am using ANT 1.5.1, but I am not having much luck. A co-worker has almost the same setup and he has no problems (he is using jdk1.3.1_04).
Anyone have similar issues ?
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I found the answer to my problem.
I have BEA Weblogic installed locally. Because of that, I automatically have Ant installed.
I wanted to use Ant 1.5.1, which I have installed seperately on my PC. The problem is that in my Path variable, I have %WL_HOME%\bin before %ANT_HOME%\bin. Because of this, Java finds the first insatnce of Ant inside the Weblogic variable. That is a different instance of Ant so Java cannot find the NetCOmponents.jar file.
All I had to do to fix this was to change the order of my Path variables so my 1.5.1 version of ANt is picked up first. (ie. %ANT_HOME%\bin;%WL_HOME%\bin).
Remember, Java is 90% configuration and 20% coding !!!
 
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