Hoe 1.8.0 Released

hoe version 1.8.0 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 - Create news email file and post to rubyforge.
  • 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.
  • deps:email - Print a contact list for gems dependent on this gem
  • deps:fetch - Fetch all the dependent gems of this gem into
  • deps:list - List all the dependent gems of this gem
  • docs - Build the docs HTML Files
  • email - Generate email announcement file.
  • gem - Build the gem file hoe-1.8.0.gem
  • generate_key - Generate a key for signing your gems.
  • 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.
  • tasks - Generate a list of tasks for doco.
  • test - Run the test suite.
  • test_deps - Show which test files fail when run alone.

See class rdoc for help. Hint: ri Hoe


1.8.0 / 2008-10-09

  • 5 minor enhancements:

    • Added Hoe.add_include_dirs to make setting up rake deps easier.
    • Removed unused optional group arg in sow.
    • Added testlib variable so you can specify what test library to use.
    • Added deps:list to help you review dependent projects.
    • Added deps:email to help you communicate with dependent projects.
    • Added deps:fetch to help you search through dependent projects.
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