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Sample ant build file for OSGi bundles

Okay.. after I put the example the other day, I realised it is so worse to be clicking on export and choosing the manifest file all the time. So For a quick start people can use this build.xml

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<project name="BundleName" default="deploy" basedir=".">
    <property name="version" value="1.0.0" />

    <property name="src" location="src" />
    <property name="build" location="build" />
    <property name="deployloc" location="/home/to/equinox/bundles" />
    <property name="dist" location="dist" />
    <property name="buildfilename" value="${}-${version}.jar"/>

    <path id="classpath.buildtime">
        <pathelement location="/home/to/equinox/equinox.jar" />
        <pathelement location="/home/to/dependency.jar" />

    <target name="init" depends="clean">
        <tstamp />
        <mkdir dir="${build}" />

    <target name="compile" depends="init" description="compile the source ">
        <javac srcdir="${src}" destdir="${build}" classpathref="classpath.buildtime" />

    <target name="dist" depends="compile" description="generate the distribution">
        <mkdir dir="${dist}"/>
        <jar jarfile="${dist}/${}-${version}.jar" basedir="${build}" manifest="META-INF/MANIFEST.MF">
                <attribute name="Bundle-Name" value="${}"/>
                <attribute name="Bundle-Version" value="${version}"/>

    <target name="deploy" depends="dist">
        <copy file="${dist}/${buildfilename}" todir="${deployloc}" overwrite="true"/>

    <target name="clean" description="clean up">
        <delete dir="${build}" />
        <delete dir="${dist}" />
Feel free to add to it, and contribute your additions in comments.

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