[Rake-devel] gem task runs task instead of packaging dir when dir and task names are the same
jim at weirichhouse.org
Fri Apr 13 00:07:16 EDT 2007
aslak hellesoy wrote:
> How to reproduce:
> 1) Download and install the 1.8.6-25 version of the One Click Ruby
> installer for Windows
> 2) Check out the RSpec core: svn co
> svn://rubyforge.org/var/svn/rspec/trunk/rspec/trunk/rspec rspc
> 3) cd rspec
> 4) rake gem
> Apparently, instead of packaging the examples, failing_examples and
> spec directories, Rake instead decides to run the tasks by these
> names. The failing_examples task fails (and is intended to fail), but
> Rake shouldn't be running it in the first place - it should package
> the dirs.
> This behaviour has only been observed on Windows, with Ruby 1.8.6-25
> and 1.8.5-something - both with Rake 1.7.2.
> I'd rather not rename tasks and/or directories to work around this.
Interesting. MacOSX and Cygwin on windows both work, but I've confirmed
the problem with the plain windows installation. I don't know why yet.
Thanks for the report.
-- Jim Weirich jim at weirichhouse.org http://onestepback.org
-- In theory, practice and theory are the same.
-- In practice, they are different.
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