Apache Ant Version 1.8.0
Apache Ant have released version 1.8.0 of the Java-based build tool for download.
This release includes numerous bug fixes, a rewriting of Ant’s property expansion algorithm, an alternative to to be used when you don’t wish to override any targets, and a new top level element extension-point a new top level element extension-point.
The previous release of Apache Ant, version 1.7.1, was published one and a half years ago.
Please note that Apache Ant version 1.8.0 requires Java 1.4 or later