[Rubygems-developers] Adding Tasks to Rake from a Gem?

Anthony Eden anthonyeden at gmail.com
Tue Dec 19 20:40:25 EST 2006


Thanks, I think gemsonrails is the way to go.

V/r
Anthony

On 12/19/06, Nic Williams <drnicwilliams at gmail.com> wrote:
> Two options:
>
> i) In your Rakefile, you need to load the target rake files.
> ii) In a Rails app, you could use gemsonrails project to link/freeze the gem
> into your app, and it will automatically find your Rakefiles. (
> https://rubyforge.org/projects/gemsonrails/)
>
> Nic
>
>
> On 12/20/06, Anthony Eden < anthonyeden at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > Is it possible to add tasks to Rake at runtime from a Gem? Right now I
> > can include the following in Ruby code to get make the library
> > available:
> >
> > require_gem 'activewarehouse'
> > require 'active_warehouse'
> >
> > However this will not expose my custom tasks to Rake (they are
> > currently defined in tasks/*.rake). Any thoughts on how I can cleanly
> > get my Rake tasks added on the fly? I am currently using Rake 0.7.1.
> > Thanks for any help on this.
> >
> > V/r
> > Anthony
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