[Ironruby-core] custom rake task

Sean Carpenter stcarpenter at gmail.com
Tue Jul 27 15:14:03 EDT 2010


The sample doesn't run in MRI, either :)

You need an ampersand in front of "body" when passing to define_task:

Rake::Task.define_task(*args, &body)

Sean


On Tue, Jul 27, 2010 at 2:40 PM, Goode, Troy <Troy.Goode at nreca.coop> wrote:
> I was following Derek Bailey’s article from yesterday entitled “How to Build
> Custom Rake Tasks; The Right Way” and tried to replicate some of his code in
> IronRuby. Now I’ve run into a snag that I’m hoping somebody can help with.
>
>
>
> My .rb file looks like so:
>
>
>
> require 'rake'
>
>
>
> def foo(*args)
>
>   body = proc {
>
>     puts 'hello world'
>
>   }
>
>   Rake::Task.define_task(*args, body)
>
> end
>
>
>
> foo :bar
>
>
>
> task :default => [:bar]
>
>
>
> Pretty simple, right? Well, when I run it using rake, I get the following
> error:
>
>
>
> C:\Users\txg0\Desktop>rake -f test1.rb --trace
>
> (in C:/Users/txg0/Desktop)
>
> rake aborted!
>
> syntax error, unexpected IDENTIFIER, expecting AMPERSAND
>
> C:/Program Files (x86)/IronRuby
> 1.0v4/lib/ironruby/gems/1.8/gems/rake-0.8.7/lib/rake.rb:2383:in `load'
>
> C:/Program Files (x86)/IronRuby
> 1.0v4/lib/ironruby/gems/1.8/gems/rake-0.8.7/lib/rake.rb:2383:in
> `raw_load_rakefile'
>
> C:/Program Files (x86)/IronRuby
> 1.0v4/lib/ironruby/gems/1.8/gems/rake-0.8.7/lib/rake.rb:2017:in
> `load_rakefile'
>
> C:/Program Files (x86)/IronRuby
> 1.0v4/lib/ironruby/gems/1.8/gems/rake-0.8.7/lib/rake.rb:2068:in
> `standard_exception_handling'
>
> C:/Program Files (x86)/IronRuby
> 1.0v4/lib/ironruby/gems/1.8/gems/rake-0.8.7/lib/rake.rb:2016:in
> `load_rakefile'
>
> C:/Program Files (x86)/IronRuby
> 1.0v4/lib/ironruby/gems/1.8/gems/rake-0.8.7/lib/rake.rb:2000:in `run'
>
> C:/Program Files (x86)/IronRuby
> 1.0v4/lib/ironruby/gems/1.8/gems/rake-0.8.7/lib/rake.rb:2068:in
> `standard_exception_handling'
>
> C:/Program Files (x86)/IronRuby
> 1.0v4/lib/ironruby/gems/1.8/gems/rake-0.8.7/lib/rake.rb:1998:in `run'
>
> C:/Program Files (x86)/IronRuby
> 1.0v4/lib/ironruby/gems/1.8/gems/rake-0.8.7/bin/rake:31
>
> C:/Program Files (x86)/IronRuby 1.0v4/bin/rake:19:in `load'
>
> C:/Program Files (x86)/IronRuby 1.0v4/bin/rake:19
>
>
>
> Anyone have any clues?
>
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