[Rake-devel] Gem task fails to register in 'rake -T' output

Jim Weirich jweirich at one.net
Fri Dec 5 07:13:48 EST 2003

Jim Weirich wrote:
> Gavin Sinclair wrote:
>> I'd like to see :gem, :zip, and :tar stay and be documented.  It's 
>> good to
>> be able to say 'rake gem' or 'rake 'zip' to test individual packaging
>> targets.  When I was trying to work out what was wrong with my zip
>> packaging, I didn't even know I could say 'rake zip', so I watched it run
>> tar over and over.
> You can't (yet).  I noticed their absence when I started to document 
> :gem.  I can add them (and document them).  No problem.

Oh, and remember:  even without the explicit targets, you can always 
name the file target (e.g.  "rake pkg/project-1.2.3.zip") explicitly to 
build only the zip file.  The :zip target is only a shortcut for that 
file name anyways.

-- Jim Weirich       jweirich at one.net      http://onestepback.org
"Beware of bugs in the above code; I have only proved it correct,
not tried it." -- Donald Knuth (in a memo to Peter van Emde Boas)

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