Is maven ant tasks added to the classpath?

Gabriele Kahlout gabriele at
Sat Jun 4 12:11:37 PDT 2011

Hello, as discussed in the page I'm not able to build an ant project using
the jar, as others do. How shall I troubleshoot?
I tried:

$ ant -lib

$ ant -lib ivy -lib

nutch-1.3/build.xml:216: Problem: failed to create task or type
Cause: The name is undefined.
Action: Check the spelling.
Action: Check that any custom tasks/types have been declared.
Action: Check that any <presetdef>/<macrodef> declarations have taken place.

The definitions in the namespace antlib:org.apache.maven.artifact.ant are:

Total time: 44 seconds

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Chris A. Mattmann (JIRA) <jira at>
Date: Sat, Jun 4, 2011 at 8:44 PM
Subject: [jira] [Resolved] (NUTCH-995) Generate POM file using the Ivy
makepom task
To: gabriele at


Chris A. Mattmann resolved NUTCH-995.

   Resolution: Fixed

Resolved per comments on the issue. Thanks to Julien and Gabriele!

> Generate POM file using the Ivy makepom task
> ---------------------------------------------
>                 Key: NUTCH-995
>                 URL:
>             Project: Nutch
>          Issue Type: Improvement
>            Reporter: Julien Nioche
>            Assignee: Chris A. Mattmann
>             Fix For: 1.3
>         Attachments: NUTCH-955-1.3.patch, NUTCH-997.branch-1.3.v2.patch,
> We currently have a pom.xml file in the SVN repository and use it for
publishing our artefacts. The trouble with this is that we need to keep its
content in sync with our ivy file. Instead we could use the makepom task ( to generate the
pom.xml automatically.
> The existing pom.xml for 1.3 needs fixing anyway as it declares
dependencies to GORA and has the wrong versions for some dependencies.

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