[Rake-devel] Parallel tasks with Rake

James M. Lawrence quixoticsycophant at gmail.com
Thu Sep 11 14:54:33 EDT 2008


>  node           <-->  task
>  child          <-->  prerequisite
>  parent         <-->  ?? what do you call this ??
>  compute        <-->  invoke
>  function       <-->  @actions.each { |act| act.call }
>  function.call  <-->  execute
>  result         <-->  N/A
>  node.name      <-->  task.name.to_sym

I forgot to mention: I just noticed that I could have mapped a node to
each of @actions,
which would further parallelize Rake while confusing users who were
depending their sequential execution.

James M. Lawrence


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