[Rake-devel] Package tasks
tilman at code-monkey.de
Sat Mar 18 09:28:53 EST 2006
Luke Kanies [2006-03-13 16:05]:
> I'm using Rake to build packages for a few different projects of mine,
> and I'm finding that the package task as not really set up to go well with
> how packages really work.
> In particuar, it makes no mention of binary directory, library directories,
> man page directories, or any of the standard file locations. Would there be
> any interest in a reworked package task that used the rbconfig variables and
> required that users specify binaries, libraries, etc, storing them
I think you don't understand what Rake's PackageTask is supposed to do.
It's supposed to build a tarball/zip archive that contains stuff in your
source tree. So it doesn't need to know where the system stores
libraries or man pages...
A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing?
Q: What is the most annoying thing on usenet and in e-mail?
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: not available
Size: 189 bytes
Desc: not available
Url : http://rubyforge.org/pipermail/rake-devel/attachments/20060318/0d15fe16/attachment.bin
More information about the Rake-devel