Rake is a Make-like program implemented in Ruby. Tasks and dependencies are specified in standard Ruby syntax. Rake has the following features: * Rakefiles (rake's version of Makefiles) are completely defined in standard Ruby syntax. No XML files to edit. No quirky Makefile syntax to worry about (is that a tab or a space?) * Users can specify tasks with prerequisites. * Rake supports rule patterns to synthesize implicit tasks. * Flexible FileLists that act like arrays but know about manipulating file names and paths. * A library of prepackaged tasks to make building rakefiles easier. For example, tasks for building tarballs and publishing to FTP or SSH sites. (Formerly tasks for building RDoc and Gems were included in rake but they're now available in RDoc and RubyGems respectively.) * Supports parallel execution of tasks.
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Changelog for 11.2.0
Fix unexpected cut-out behavior on task description using triple dots and exclamation. Report #106 from Stephan K??mper and Pull request #134 by Lee
Fix empty argument assignment with `with_defaults` option. Pull request #135 by bakunyo
Ignore to use `hwprefs` on Darwin platform. Use sysctl now. Report #128
Spawn options for sh Pull equest #138 by Eric Hodel.
Allow to specify dependencies(prerequisites) for Rake::TestTask Pull request #117 by Tim Maslyuchenko
Use Bundler task instead of hoe for gem release.
Remove explicitly load to rubygems for Ruby 1.8.
Unify to declare `Rake::VERSION`.
Support xz format for PackageTask.
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