[Rake-devel] Rake 0.9.3.beta.2 with -j option

Vassilis Rizopoulos vassilisrizopoulos at gmail.com
Mon Oct 22 19:45:13 UTC 2012

On 22/10/12 22:38 , Jos Backus wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 22, 2012 at 12:04 PM, Jim Weirich <jim.weirich at gmail.com
>  <mailto:jim.weirich at gmail.com>> wrote:
> I've merge Michael Bishop's "-j"/thread pool pull request into the
> master branch and intend to include it in the next release.  I've
> push the current code base out as Rake 0.9.3.beta.2, so feel free to
> download it and give it a try.
> I was hoping that multitask would be deprecated in favor of task, and
>  that we could use `-jN' to specify the concurrent set of tasks to be
>  operated on, as with GNU and other make versions. I believe this is
> what drake does. Any reason you didn't merge the drake code, which
> looks like the more general solution?
> At any rate, thanks for working on Rake!

That could be an option for the 10.x series.
rake is so central to the ruby ecosystem that I don't mind a certain 
conservative approach to new features.


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