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    yyttr2 is offline Member
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    Default downloading Apache-Ant.

    I've donloaded Apache-ant and placed it in C:\ant. I set the User variables ANT_HOME = C:\ant\apache-ant-1.9.2-bin
    , JAVA_HOME = C:\java
    along with PATH = %PATH%;C:\ant\apache-ant-1.9.2-bin\apache-ant-1.9.2\bin. The test to see if ant has been properly set up is to type ant
    into the command line. Typing ant from C:\user\(my name) gives me the error : "ANT_HOME has been set incorrectly or ant could not be found."

    I Tried four different ANT_HOME's:
    1.C:\ant\apache-ant-1.9.2-bin
    2.C:\ant
    3.C:\ant\apache-ant-1.9.2-bin\apache-ant-1.9.2

    All of which return the same error. Can anyone tell me off the top of their heads what I am doing wrong?

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    gimbal2 is online now Just a guy
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    Default Re: downloading Apache-Ant.

    I don't know. Here is what I just did.

    a) download ANT as a zip
    b) unpack to c:\java, so I get a folder c:\java\apache-ant-1.9.2-bin
    c) rename folder to c:\java\ant192
    d) add environmental variable ANT_HOME with the value c:\java\ant192
    e) add c:\java\ant192\bin to the PATH environmental variable
    f) restart command prompt
    g) type ant -version

    response:

    Java Code:
    Apache Ant(TM) version 1.9.2 compiled on July 8 2013
    Easy peasy.
    "Syntactic sugar causes cancer of the semicolon." -- Alan Perlis

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