[Rake-devel] Rakefile optional when using a rake directory

Trans transfire at gmail.com
Sun Feb 24 01:17:30 EST 2008

On Sat, Feb 23, 2008 at 10:57 PM, Jim Weirich <jim.weirich at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Feb 23, 2008, at 9:19 PM, Trans wrote:
> > But of course that's not what I'd like to have either. It's isn't as
> > useful that way --if I have a Rakefile it's a fairly simple mater of
> > loading other rake scripts by hand, and I can conditionally control
> > that if I want too. I'd like it so the Rakefile itself can be done
> > without.  (Plus I don't like the name rakelib --all my other
> > directories are 3-4 charchters long --picky I know ;-)
> Use -R to change the name of rakelib to whatever you want.  If you
> want to get rid of the Rakefile itself, create an empty file somewhere
> convenient and use the -f option to specify it.  And since you
> probably don't won't to type all that stuff out, create a small alias
> or batch file for it.  All the tools are there.

Sure, but that's not a distributable solution.


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