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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. * Supports parallel execution of tasks.

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Changelog for 12.0.0

Compatibility Changes

  • Removed arguments on clear #157 by Jesse Bowes

  • Removed `rake/contrib` packages. These are extracted to `rake-contrib` gem.

  • Removed deprecated method named `last_comment`.


  • Re-use trace option on `cleanup` task. #164 by Brian Henderson

  • Actions adore keyword arguments #174 by Josh Cheek

  • Rake::TaskArguments#key? alias of #has_key? #175 by Paul Annesley

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