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From "Dan Climan" <>
Subject build.xml requires
Date Tue, 05 Apr 2005 02:21:47 GMT
I was trying to compile the head version of lucene that I checked out of
SVN. When I run an ant command to build it, I get the following error:

Buildfile: build.xml

C:\mysvn\lucene\build.xml:36: The file or path you specified (..\..\..\site)
is invalid relative to C:\mysvn\lucene

Total time: 0 seconds

The cause is 
  <property name="" location="../../../site"/>

I can work around this for now by doing one of the following:
a) remove the property and the edit the tasks that use it
b) Edit the build file every time there's an update and have the property
point to a directory that exists. (e.g. "." instead of "../../../site")
c) Move my entire svn copy down a level and create a "site" directory so
that ../../../site becomes a valid path.

It seems like either the BUILD.txt file should mention this or, preferably,
build.xml should be rewritten to eliminate this dependency perhaps in the
same way javacc.home is optional.


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