[How To Guide] Use Buildtools.jar

Discussion in 'Systems Administration' started by hahagu, Aug 5, 2015.

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  1. Hello?
    Today, I'll show you how to use Buildtools.jar on any pc!

    ========== Windows ==========
    1. Download Git for Windows from here
    2. Download the latest BuildTools.jar from here
    3. Install Git for Windows that you downloaded in step 1
    4. Place BuildTools.jar that you downloaded into any directory that you can remember easily
    5. In that directory, right click an empty space and click Git Bash here
    ㄴIf that does not exsist, try rebooting or navigate from git bash
    6. Type "jar -j BuildTools.jar" without the quotations into the bash shell
    ㄴIf you want to build a specific version of the bukkit, use --rev [Version] to compile
    7. Wait until compile finishes.
    8. Compiled files will be saved in the same directory as the BuildTools.jar

    ========== Linux distro ==========
    1. Open shell and type

    Debian/Ubuntu: sudo apt-get install git openjdk-7-jre-headless tar
    CentOS/RHEL: sudo yum install git java-1.7.0-openjdk-devel tar
    Arch: pacman -S jdk8-openjdk git

    According to your system.

    2. Type "jar -j BuildTools.jar" without the quotations into the bash shell
    ㄴIf you want to build a specific version of the bukkit, use --rev [Version] to compile
    3. Wait until compile finishes.
    4. Compiled files will be saved in the same directory as the BuildTools.jar

    ========== Mac ==========
    1. Download Git from here
    2. Update java from here
    3. Type "jar -j BuildTools.jar" without the quotations into the bash shell
    ㄴIf you want to build a specific version of the bukkit, use --rev [Version] to compile
    4. Wait until compile finishes.
    5. Compiled files will be saved in the same directory as the BuildTools.jar

    More Information here
     
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  2. There is already a tutorial on the Wiki?
     
  3. Yes there is. I just made it more simple and explained what it does.
     
  4. You're a legend
     
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  5. Strahan

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    It seems pointless to rewrite it when the existing one is fine. If the existing one needs to be dumbed down for someone to understand it, they probably shouldn't be trying to manage a server in the first place heh.
     
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