Posts Tagged ‘yum’

Getting ant Working In CentOS 6

I was seeing this error after installing ant on CentOS 6.2 via yum: $ ant Exception in thread “main” java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError: org/apache/tools/ant/launch/Launcher Caused by: java.lang.ClassNotFoundException: org.apache.tools.ant.launch.Launcher at java.net.URLClassLoader$1.run(URLClassLoader.java:217) at java.security.AccessController.doPrivileged(Native Method) at java.net.URLClassLoader.findClass(URLClassLoader.java:205) at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(ClassLoader.java:321) at sun.misc.Launcher$AppClassLoader.loadClass(Launcher.java:294) at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(ClassLoader.java:266) Could not find the main class: org.apache.tools.ant.launch.Launcher. Program will exit. Odd, generally yum packages work out of […]

CentOS 6 Dropped yum-updatesd

I’ll admit I didn’t follow the RHEL/CentOS 6.0 release cycle as closely as I should have. I’m just now jumping into it. Today I learned yum-updatesd was dropped upstream. YUM isn’t perfect, but I did appreciate yum-updatesd. I liked the email notification feature. It doesn’t seem like there’s any alternative that easily gives me that […]