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Liam Clancy

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Use SVN, Ant and Tomcat in XCode

I found Tim Fanelli's Blog ( ) entry quite helpful

In xcode, create a new empty project with the same dir any sources were checked out from.

Name the project with the same name used as the SVN module. NOTE: the .xcodeproj file should end up in the same directory as your build.xml file.

From the finder, dragged the src/ directory into the top level project name item in the project window.

Removed any unwanted items from the folder hierarchy now in xcode. For example, remove all generated build .jar files.

Project -> New Target. Chose 'Shell Script Target'.

In the new Target, double clicked on "Run Script". Under the "General" tab, entered, "/usr/bin/ant;"

Project -> New Build Phase -> New Copy Files Build Phase

Control + Click "Copy Files" (or right click if you have Mighty Mouse)

Add "Empty File in Project". Choose the dist/ directory. Create a file matching the output from your Ant build e.g. Project.war

Double click on the "Copy Files" phase. Type the absolute path to your tomcat deployment directory.

Project -> New Custom Executable. Enter "Tomcat" and make the path "/usr/bin/java".

Select the Arguments Tab enter:

-classpath /opt/tomcat/bin/bootstrap.jar:/opt/tomcat/bin/commons-logging-api.jar
org.apache.catalina.startup.Bootstrap -debug start

Under the Debugging tab, choose "Java Debugger".

Enable svn+ssh remote logins

Installing Subversion for local use is general an easy install, but allowing remote access to your svn repository over SSH can be problomatic dependent upon your OS and the means taken to install.

For Darwinports and Fink on OS X the install location has to be added to users $PATHs, but there are extra steps outlined here for use of the svn+ssh means of access:

A much easier alternate is to sym link the svn binaries to a place on the default PATH (used by the SSH login):

#For Darwinports
ln -s /opt/local/bin/sv* /usr/bin/

#For Fink
ln -s /sw/bin/sv* /usr/bin/

This links all the binaries at once.

Get packet information on OS X

ipconfig getpacket en0

According to the manual page for ipconfig, this command appears to be unique to Mac OS X.

The command will display a bunch of useful info, including:

server_identifier (ip): That's your DHCP server's IP address.
yiaddr: Your machine's IP address.
chaddr: Your machine's MAC address.
domain_name_server: Your domain name server(s).
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