[Rake-devel] fileutils.rb

Jim Weirich jim at weirichhouse.org
Tue Oct 3 01:19:10 EDT 2006


Jim Weirich wrote:
> Ryan Davis wrote:
>>
>> On Oct 1, 2006, at 2:29 AM, Minero Aoki wrote:
>>
>>> I don't now about Rake, but why Rake calls fu_check_options?
>>> Adding new methods to FileUtils module?
>>
>> Yes. In particular: #sh, #ruby, and #safe_ln.
>>
>>> I think fu_* method is library private (so I explicitly use
>>> :nodoc: directive), other library should not depend them...

[...]

> It looks like rake's dependency on fu_check_options and 
> fu_output_message is pretty lightweight.  I can remove those dependencies.

Latest beta version (0.7.1.5) of Rake does not depend upon fu_xxxx. 
method in FileUtils.  If you are interested in trying it, you can get it 
via:

    gem update --source http://onestepback.org/betagems rake

-- Jim Weirich


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