Get the latest binary version. Our current release candidate was version 1.1-rc1.
Store the file in your /tmp directory and extract it: gzip -d velocity-1.1-rc1.tar.gz tar -xvf velocity-1.1-rc1.taror with:
tar -xvzf velocity-1.1-rc1.tar.gzCopy the directory to /usr/local/velocity.
See http://jakarta.apache.org/velocity/install.html for the installation procedure. You have to go to the build directory and type:
antAnt searches for the build.xml file and builds Velocity.
Note: We encountered some problems because the documentation wasn't as much 'up to date' as the program itself. Keep this in mind! The documentation on the web site was 'up to date' in our case.