Hoe 1.2.1 Released

hoe version 1.2.1 has been released!


Hoe is a simple rake/rubygems helper for project Rakefiles. It
generates all the usual tasks for projects including rdoc generation,
testing, packaging, and deployment.

Tasks Provided:

  • announce - Generate email announcement file and post to
  • audit - Run ZenTest against the package
  • check_manifest - Verify the manifest
  • clean - Clean up all the extras
  • config_hoe - Create a fresh ~/.hoerc file
  • debug_gem - Show information about the gem.
  • default - Run the default tasks
  • docs - Build the docs HTML Files
  • email - Generate email announcement file.
  • gem - Build the gem file only.
  • install - Install the package. Uses PREFIX and RUBYLIB
  • install_gem - Install the package as a gem
  • multi - Run the test suite using multiruby
  • package - Build all the packages
  • post_blog - Post announcement to blog.
  • post_news - Post announcement to rubyforge.
  • publish_docs - Publish RDoc to RubyForge
  • release - Package and upload the release to rubyforge.
  • ridocs - Generate ri locally for testing
  • test - Run the test suite. Use FILTER to add to the
    command line.
  • test_deps - Show which test files fail when run alone.
  • uninstall - Uninstall the package.


1.2.1 / 2007-05-21

  • 8 minor enhancements:

    • Allow for spaces in filenames in manifest. Thanks to Aaron
    • Allow rsync flags to be set.
    • Allow rdoc destination directory to be set.
    • Deal with bad line-endings. Stupid windoze users… :frowning:
    • Added WINDOZE check for diff.exe and look for gdiff first.
    • Use gdiff if available, diff otherwise. Allows to work on borked
    • Move RDoc to attr* from big 'ol chunk at the top of the class.
    • Basic conversion of history/urls from rdoc to markdown.
  • 1 bug fixes:

    • Fixed executables regexp to /^bin/.
  • http://rubyforge.org/projects/seattlerb/

  • http://seattlerb.rubyforge.org/hoe/

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