compiling c programs with ant

Hello,

I have been tasked with converting our make files into ant build files. I have lots of tutorials on ant and how to build and automate java development. Of course, all of our stuff is in c and c++. Would it be possible to have a small example of an ant build.xml file be posted that calls the c compiler and compiles a simple hello world program.

Can anyone recommend any links to tutorials that use ant for other things then just java development.
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trigger-happyCommented:
This will help make things easier: http://ant-contrib.sourceforge.net/cc.html

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CrazyDonAuthor Commented:
Thanks. I have ant-contrib installed now. However, would it be possible to have an example ant build.xml posted where it is set yo compile just a simple c program. Nothing fancy, I kind of need a base to start from as I'm not a programmer. All of my ant references and examples are for compiling java programs. I need just a little push.

Thanks
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trigger-happyCommented:
I don't use ant personally but perhaps this can help:
http://ws.apache.org/axis/cpp/antbuild-guide.html

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