This is a Heroku buildpack for Java apps. It uses Apache Ant 1.9.3 to build your application and OpenJDK 1.6.0_27 (currently) to run it.
$ ls Procfile build.xml libs src $ heroku create --stack cedar --buildpack http://github.com/dennisg/heroku-buildpack-ant.git $ git push heroku master ... -----> Heroku receiving push -----> Fetching custom buildpack... done -----> Java (using Apache Ant 1.9.3) app detected -----> Installing Apache Ant 1.9.3.....done! -----> executing /tmp/build_1i100c5e7xm9u/.buildpack/apache-ant-1.8.4/bin/ant -Duser.home=/tmp/build_1i100c5e7xm9u clean install Buildfile: /tmp/build_1i100c5e7xm9u/build.xml clean: [echo] cleaning... init: [mkdir] Created dir: /tmp/build_1i100c5e7xm9u/target/classes compile: [javac] Compiling 1 source file to /tmp/build_1i100c5e7xm9u/target/classes jar: [jar] Building jar: /tmp/build_1i100c5e7xm9u/target/application.jar install: [echo] installing... BUILD SUCCESSFUL Total time: 0 seconds -----> Discovering process types Procfile declares types -> web -----> Compiled slug size is 5.6MB -----> Launching... done, v5 http://<your-app-name>.herokuapp.com deployed to Heroku
The buildpack will detect your app as Java (using Apache Ant) if it has the file 'build.xml' in the root. It will use Apache Ant to execute the targets 'clean install' defined by your build.xml.
The Ant executable is unpacked inside your slug directory in '.buildpack' and is therefore also available for running the actual Java application too (I added its bin folder to the PATH).
web: ant run
If you have been using this buildpack before, the upgrade from 1.9.x to 1.9.3 now requires a heroku config update.
heroku config:set ANT_HOME=/app/.buildpack/apache-ant-1.9.3 heroku config:set PATH=/usr/local/bin:/usr/bin:/bin:/app/.buildpack/apache-ant-1.9.3/bin
to make it work again...
To use a modification of this buildpack, fork it on Github. Push up changes to your fork, then create a test app with
--buildpack <your-github-url> and push to it too.
Copy the snippet above into CLI.