Apache's Ant 1.5.2 Released

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The Apache project Ant has announced the release of Ant 1.5.2. The new release is primarily focused on bug fixes, though a few new changes since Ant 1.5.1 may pose problems for older Ant setups. Ant, the Apache Project's Java build tool, is out with a new, bugfix-focused release.

Ant, which is closely associated with Apache's Jakarta project, provides a Java build tool for Apache that works around the limitations of UNIX development standby Make by using Java classes to extend its functionality and relying on XML-based configuration files.

Though the full change log is available in the Ant source archive download, the project site has an overview of changes of immediate importance to developers.

This article was originally published on Mar 3, 2003
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