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2. Using Ant
3.1. The most general step
3.3. Generating the packages
3.4. Helper applications
For building all types of applications, and to save a lot of time for this, we using an entire building application named Ant. In the $DATASTORE_HOME/tools/bin/ directory you can find this utility, on the other hand in the directory $DATASTORE_HOME/tools/lib/ you can find the packages for Ant.
In the base of the build staying a build.xml file. This file contains groups (targets) of commands. Those commands executes all things for build a needed application
Launching the build is very simple, only type in the command line the following:
What's mean the target you can see in the following chapter.
When you want to make build under Windows 98 you may get an error message: Out of environment space. To resolve this problem you must edit the config.sys file and put in the following line:
Where the WINDIR is the Windows directory (ex. c:\windows)
This step to execute the build is sufficient for full functionality.
This steps only compiles the source codes.
Here we have two special steps, other than jar, for obtaining the special Avalon packages.
DataStore have some client applications to administer the database and working with data. Other applications is the examples, which showing some ways to connect to DataStore server.
Steps to generate different documentations.
Run the unit test, and you have problems the build is breaking down. For informations consult the log file from the logs directory
You make changes but is not taking effect, the problem is you need to clean the old builds.
Making distributions you can get all. Remember: before this run the tests.