streamline build scripts
diff --git a/releng.control/commonComputedVariables.shsource b/releng.control/commonComputedVariables.shsource
index e05400b..9fbb5fa 100644
--- a/releng.control/commonComputedVariables.shsource
+++ b/releng.control/commonComputedVariables.shsource
@@ -41,7 +41,7 @@
 export RELENGJSF=webtools.maps/releng.jsf
 export RELENGDALI=webtools.maps/releng.dali
 
-export PATH=${PATH}:${ANT_HOME}/bin:${JAVA_HOME}/bin
+export PATH=${ANT_HOME}/bin:${JAVA_HOME}/bin:${PATH}
 
 # project name is resolved dynamically, as CC runs
 export LOG_DIR=${BUILD_HOME}/logs