ant - Java based build tool like make

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Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package name ant
Package version 1.9.4
Package release 3
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Installed size 2.13 KB
Download size 1.80 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_all.deb 1.9.4 all Debian Main
ant - - -


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default-jre-headless -
java5-runtime-headless -
java6-runtime-headless -
java7-runtime-headless -


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libant1.6-java -


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


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Binary Package ant_1.9.4-3_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




2014-10-08 - Emmanuel Bourg <>
ant (1.9.4-3) unstable; urgency=medium
* Removed the patch adding Xerces to the Ant classpath
(Closes: #552032, #764376, LP: #324899, LP: #490831, LP: #876091)
* Removed the dependency on libxerces2-java and libjaxp1.3-java
* debian/rules: Removed the unused compile.debug and compile.optimize
* Refreshed the man page for build.xml
2014-09-30 - Emmanuel Bourg <>
ant (1.9.4-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Depend on libmail-java instead of libgnumail-java
* Standards-Version updated to 3.9.6 (no changes)
2014-05-09 - Emmanuel Bourg <>
ant (1.9.4-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release
- Refreshed the patches
- Removed the patch for #735786 (Fixed upstream)
2014-02-16 - Hideki Yamane <>
ant (1.9.3-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Team upload
* debian/patches
- add 0009-fix-NullPointerException-when-no-destdir-was-set.patch:
pick up upstream fix for FTBFS <Closes: #735786>
2014-01-06 - Emmanuel Bourg <>
ant (1.9.3-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release
* Standards-Version updated to 3.9.5 (no changes)
* Switch to debhelper level 9
* Updated the description of 0008-junit4-replace-assumeFalse.patch
* debian/rules:
- Improved the clean target to allow rebuilds
- Remove the version's -SNAPSHOT suffix by setting the version explicitly
when calling mh_installjar instead of altering the original pom files
* Use XZ compression for the upstream tarball
* Documented the -silent flag in the man page (new in Ant 1.9.0)
* debian/copyright: Updated to the Copyright Format 1.0
2013-07-14 - Emmanuel Bourg <>
ant (1.9.2-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release
* Use canonical URLs for the Vcs-* fields
2013-07-02 - James Page <>
ant (1.9.1-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Team upload.
* d/maven.rules: Ensure that junit4 dependencies are mapped to 4.x
junit artefact (Closes: #713381).
2013-05-15 - Emmanuel Bourg <>
ant (1.9.1-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release
- Refreshed the patches
- Removed patch 0001-detect-classpath-based-JVM (merged upstream)
* Enabled hardening for the -gcj packages
* Upload to unstable
2013-03-27 - tony mancill <>
ant (1.9.0-1) experimental; urgency=low
* Team upload.
[ Ludovic Claude ]
* Add version constraint on libxml-commons-resolver1.1-java to
secure backport of Ant on Squeeze.
[ Tony Mancill ]
* Remove Michael Koch Uploaders (Closes: #653982)
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.4.
[ Emmanuel Bourg ]
* New upstream release.
- Refreshed the patches
- Upgrade source and target version to 1.5
- Adapted the build to the new documentation path in the upstream source
- Added a patch to build the package with junit4 4.10
* Removed the dependency on java2-runtime-headless
* Add java7-runtime-headless to list of satisfying JRE dependencies
2011-09-13 - Miguel Landaeta <>
ant (1.8.2-4) unstable; urgency=low
* Team upload.
* Provide ant-junit4.jar.

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