[Rake-devel] Rake DSL Commands are no long in top level

Dave Thomas dave at pragprog.com
Thu Jun 4 18:11:54 EDT 2009

On Thu, Jun 4, 2009 at 4:38 PM, Bennett, Patrick
<Patrick.Bennett at inin.com>wrote:

> I think the 'ruby comments as rake task comments' patch is a really bad
> idea.
> I really don't like the idea of the task methods going back and reading the
> rakefile *every* time a task is defined to see if a comment line proceeds
> the task.
> For complex rakefiles or for code that dynamically creates tasks (ie: for
> dependency trees) this seems like a real performance killer for little more
> than a 'cute' feature IMO.

It only reads once per file.

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