[Rake-devel] Suggestion: allow passing of extra command-line args
to the task
martindemello at yahoo.com
Mon Jun 14 06:16:55 EDT 2004
--- Gavin Sinclair <gsinclair at soyabean.com.au> wrote:
> Rake is then called like this:
> $ rake html # default input, as usual
> $ rake html -- other.txt # use specified input file
> I like the fact that multiple arguments to 'rake' will result in
> multiple tasks being executed. Using '--' is a standard way to
> indicate that no more arguments should be parsed. Therefore, we can
> have the normal Rake behaviour, plus we can have arguments being
> passed to tasks.
How about per-target arguments, then? Maybe something like
rake clean html -f other.txt \; test -f test.in \; make make-install
where if you have a -flag, anything from there to the \; is arguments for that
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