[Rake-devel] ~/.rake file?

James Tucker jftucker at gmail.com
Thu Jun 19 05:22:02 EDT 2008


chroot to ~, or put Rakefile in / also works...

As much as I'd like sake with less overhead, i think this already  
works in some fashion, except for across drives on win32.

On 19 Jun 2008, at 10:01, Adam Salter wrote:

> Hey all,
> Just wanted to run this by the list....
> Is anybody adverse to me implementing basic 'sake' functionality?
> sake is a system-wide rake, and basically just reads the rake tasks  
> from ~/.sake (ok - it does a fair bit more - sorry Chris for  
> denegrating your good work! ;)
>
> I suggest having a (optional) ~/.rake which is only read if no other  
> rake file is found (or a command line option is added).
>
> This means you could have rake tasks for general stuff.
> E.g.
> rake system:clean_temp_files
>
> Sake implements a lot of other functionality, reading tasks from  
> websites, internal server for serving tasks, but the basic  
> functionality could be a good fit for pulling into rake.
>
> Want to run this by the list before I get started, so I don't  
> implement and find that it's rejected.
>
> Best,
> -Adam
>
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