ANT plugin - location of jar files.

Sergio Schvezov sergio.schvezov at
Mon Jun 27 15:22:36 UTC 2016

El 27/06/16 a las 05:50, Didier Roche escribió:
> Le 27/06/2016 10:24, Jenny Murphy a écrit :
>> Hi,
>> I am building a java application under snapcraft using the ant plugin.
>> My build.xml file puts the created jar files in a directory called
>> *lib*. The ant plugin complains about this because it was expecting to
>> find jar files in a directory called *jar*. 
>> Is it possible to tell the ant plugin to look elsewhere?
>> I don't think the copy plugin is the solution because this errors at
>> the end of the ant part build step.
>> Thanks in advance for any suggestions.
> Hey Jenny,
> I'm by no mean a java expert and it doesn't seem that "snapcraft help
> ant" shows up any options for achieving this.
> The line of the plugin itself seems guilty: "files =
> glob.glob(os.path.join(self.builddir, 'target', '*.jar'))"
> Before advising you to inheirt/create your own plugin, I'm CCing Sergio
> who might have another idea or may want to grow a plugin options for this.

Hi Jenny, I would welcome a bug report on about this, an industry
standard to follow by default would be good if `target` isn't the right
one. We can take it from there but if you know python, a PR on github
would be welcome as well :-)


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