Maintenance of Ruby 2.0.0 ended on February 24, 2016. Read more
Rake version 0.9.3 is mainly bug fixes.
The rake test loader now removes arguments it has processed. Issue #51
Rake::TaskArguments now responds to values_at
RakeFileUtils.verbose_flag = nil silences output the same as 0.8.7
Rake tests are now directory-independent
Rake tests are no longer require flexmock
Commands constant is no longer polluting top level namespace.
Show only the interesting portion of the backtrace by default (James M. Lawrence).
Added –reduce-compat option to remove backward compatible DSL hacks (James M. Lawrence).
Rake is a build tool similar to the make program in many ways. But instead of cryptic make recipes, Rake uses standard Ruby code to declare tasks and dependencies. You have the full power of a modern scripting language built right into your build tool.
The easiest way to get and install rake is via RubyGems …
gem install rake (you may need root/admin privileges)
Otherwise, you can get it from the more traditional places:
As usual, it was input from users that drove a alot of these changes. The following people either contributed patches, made suggestions or made otherwise helpful comments. Thanks to …
James M. Lawrence (quix)
Sean Scot August Moon
Also, bit thanks to Eric Hodel for assisting with getting this release out the door (where “assisting” includes, but is not by any means limited to, “pushing” me to get it done).
– Jim Weirich