ant - Java based build tool like make

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Distribution Debian 7 (Wheezy)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package name ant
Package version 1.8.2
Package release 4
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Installed size 2.08 KB
Download size 1.76 MB
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A system independent (i.e. not shell based) build tool that uses XML
files as "Makefiles". This package contains the scripts and the core
tasks libraries.


Package Version Architecture Repository
ant_1.9.4-3~bpo70+1_all.deb 1.9.4 all Debian Backports Main
ant_1.9.4-3~bpo70+1_all.deb 1.9.4 all Debian Backports Main
ant_1.8.2-4_all.deb 1.8.2 all Debian Main
ant - - -


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default-jre-headless -
java2-runtime-headless -
java5-runtime-headless -
java6-runtime-headless -
libxerces2-java -


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libant1.6-java -


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ant-doc <= 1.6.5-1
libant1.6-java -


Type URL
Binary Package ant_1.8.2-4_all.deb
Source Package ant

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install ant deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install ant




2011-09-13 - Miguel Landaeta <>
ant (1.8.2-4) unstable; urgency=low
* Team upload.
* Provide ant-junit4.jar.
2011-08-12 - Miguel Landaeta <>
ant (1.8.2-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Team upload.
* Fix FTBFS due to changes in libxml-commons-resolver1.1-java 1.2.
(Closes: #637592).
* Provide ant-testutil.jar. (Closes: #637593).
2011-05-19 - Niels Thykier <>
ant (1.8.2-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Team upload.
* Skip javadoc building if we are not building architecture all
packages.  (Closes: #627110)
2011-05-04 - James Page <>
ant (1.8.2-1) unstable; urgency=low
[ James Page ]
* New upstream release (Closes: #613914).
- Fix FTBFS for jug with ant 1.8.1 (Closes: #610320).
* Bumped Standards-Version to 3.9.2, no changes.
* Removed ant-nodeps.jar from install as now part of ant core. 
* Added myself to Uploaders.
[ Niels Thykier ]
* Added missing mh_clean, thanks to Miguel Landaeta for spotting
* Fixed a typo in the ant manpage.
* Made short descriptions unique.
* Bumped debhelper compat to 7.
* Removed empty linda-override dir from ant-doc.
* Removed redundant Priority fields in d/control.
2010-08-05 - Torsten Werner <>
ant (1.8.1-1) experimental; urgency=low
[ Niels Thykier ]
* Replaced B-D on default-jdk-builddep with gcj-native-helper
and default-jdk.
* Bumped Standards-Versions to 3.9.0.
- Reduced a Conflicts to a Breaks.
[ Torsten Werner ]
* New upstream release
* Update or remove our patches.
* Do no longer install ant-stylebook.jar and ant-trax.jar because they are no
longer built.
* Remove Stefan from Uploaders list. Thanks to your contributions!
2010-03-11 - Torsten Werner <>
ant (1.8.0-4) unstable; urgency=low
* Convert patches to dep3 format.
* Add patch from Petr Salinger to fix the nasty bus error in gij. (Closes:
* Build *-gcj packages again.
* Add myself to Uploaders.
* Switch to source format 3.0.
2010-02-27 - Torsten Werner <>
ant (1.8.0-3) unstable; urgency=low
[ Torsten Werner ]
* Use default-java in $(JAVA_HOME).
* Do no longer build the -gcj packages because of bus error in gij. Such
packages are provided by the ant1.7 source package. (Closes: #570889)
* Remove Arnaud from the Uploaders list.
[ Ludovic Claude ]
* Demote ant-optional-gcj from Recommends to Suggests for package ant-optional
(Closes: #559058)
[ Niels Thykier ]
* Removed obsolete linda override.
2010-02-20 - Ludovic Claude <>
ant (1.8.0-2) unstable; urgency=low
[Torsten Werner]
* Improve Description of ant-gcj thanks to Matthias Klose.
[Ludovic Claude]
* Fix a NPE on Diagnostics.getClassLocation(), add patch
ant_diagnostics.patch for it (Closes: #570588)
2010-02-14 - Ludovic Claude <>
ant (1.8.0-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream version 
(Closes: #567229, #330292, #514140, #569936, #570075)
* Add myself to Uploaders
* Bump up Standards-Version to 3.8.4, no changes
* debian/control: update ant Depends and remove old
java1-runtime-headless, add new java5-runtime-headless and
* Demote ant-gcj from Recommends to Suggests for package ant
(Closes: #559058)
* Fix documentation for ant-optional-gcj (Closes: #563760)
* Update man page ant.1 and build.xml.5: fix Lintian warnings
and update the documentation
* Move the patch system to quilt, delete old patches
(11_ant_underscore_dash_fix.patch, 03_SplashTaskPatch_a.patch),
refresh all patches
* Add tasks for stylebook and xalan2
* Add debian/ and use it to repack the archive without
compiled jars and pdf files
2009-09-01 - Ludovic Claude <>
ant (1.7.1-4) unstable; urgency=low
* Fix link to /usr/share/doc/ant-doc/manual/api. You may
have to uninstall ant-doc then install it again for this
change to take effect (Closes: #541416)

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