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Apache Ant


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This package was approved by moderator ferventcoder on 6/30/2015.

Apache Ant is a Java library and command-line tool whose mission is to drive processes described in build files as targets and extension points dependent upon each other. The main known usage of Ant is the build of Java applications. Ant supplies a number of built-in tasks allowing to compile, assemble, test and run Java applications. Ant can also be used effectively to build non Java applications, for instance C or C++ applications. More generally, Ant can be used to pilot any type of process which can be described in terms of targets and tasks.

To install Apache Ant, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install ant --version 1.9.5

To upgrade Apache Ant, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade ant --version 1.9.5


  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $id  = "ant"
    $url = ""
    $md5 = "a12331d16ba75edf64dbcb3232e5a41d"
    $tools    = Split-Path $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition
    $content  = Split-Path $tools
    $ant_home = Join-Path $content "apache-ant-1.9.5"
    $ant_bat  = Join-Path $ant_home "bin/ant.bat"
    Install-ChocolateyZipPackage -PackageName $id -Url $url -UnzipLocation $content -Checksum $md5 -ChecksumType "md5"
    Install-ChocolateyEnvironmentVariable -VariableName "ANT_HOME" -VariableValue $ant_home -VariableType "Machine"
    Install-BinFile -Name "ant" -Path $ant_bat
  • tools\chocolateyUninstall.ps1 Show
    $id = "ant"
    $tools    = Split-Path $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition
    $content  = Split-Path $tools
    $ant_home = Join-Path $content "apache-ant-1.9.5"
    $ant_bat  = Join-Path $ant_home "bin/ant.bat"
    Uninstall-BinFile -Name "ant" -Path $ant_bat

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Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Apache Ant 1.10.1 35953 Saturday, April 22, 2017 approved
Apache Ant 1.10.0 5116 Friday, February 3, 2017 approved
Apache Ant 1.9.9 2292 Saturday, April 22, 2017 approved
Apache Ant 1.9.8 19801 Friday, February 3, 2017 approved
Apache Ant 1.9.7 9106 Friday, April 22, 2016 approved
Apache Ant 1.9.6 6696 Monday, July 27, 2015 approved
Apache Ant 1.9.5 4583 Tuesday, June 30, 2015 approved
Apache Ant 3906 Tuesday, March 3, 2015 approved
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