Installation guide

Installation requirements

Ant4x is an ant tool. Ant must be installed on your system.

Windows quick steps:

  • download latest ant dist,
  • unzip to C:\Program Files\apache-ant,
  • update PATH:
    • goto: Computer > Properties > Advanced system parameters,
    • click on: Environment variables,
    • add variable: ANT_HOME=C:\Program Files\apache-ant
    • update variable: PATH=...;%ANT_HOME%/bin
  • open shell and test: ant -version
    Apache Ant(TM) version 1.9.3 compiled on December 23 2013

See also: ant manual.

Ant4x installation guide

Quick steps:

  • download latest ant4x dist,
  • unzip and copy ant4x.jar to ANT_HOME/lib,

ant4x is included in ant4docbook and ant4hg.
So, if you're using these projects, be carreful of the classpath to prevent classloader errors.
In the next releases (ant4docbook > V0.7 and ant4hg > V0.9), projects will be distributed with both versions :

  • with ant4x
  • without ant4x