The Ant-Contrib project is a collection of tasks (and at one point maybe types and other tools) for Apache Ant.
This Software is distributed under the Apache Software License.
[b] First you must install Apache Ant itself, most of the Ant-Contrib tasks require Ant 1.5 or higher to work properly, however, there are some tasks, specifically which require Ant 1.6. You can download Ant from Apache.[/b]
Then you need the Ant-Contrib tasks themselves. As there is no release of these tasks yet, you have to build them from sources. Fortunately this is easy, check out the sources (grab the ant-contrib module from CVS), change into the source directory of ant-contrib and type ant. After Ant has completed, you'll find ant-contrib-version.jar in the lib subdirectory.
You now have the choice:
Copy ant-contrib-version.jar to the lib directory of your Ant installation, or on your CLASSPATH environment variable. If you want to use one of the tasks in your project, add the line