Hoe 2.9.0 Released

hoe version 2.9.0 has been released!

Hoe is a rake/rubygems helper for project Rakefiles. It helps you
manage and maintain, and release your project and includes a dynamic
plug-in system allowing for easy extensibility. Hoe ships with
plug-ins for all your usual project tasks including rdoc generation,
testing, packaging, and deployment.

See class rdoc for help. Hint: ri Hoe or any of the plugins listed

For extra goodness, see: http://seattlerb.rubyforge.org/hoe/Hoe.pdf


2.9.0 / 2011-01-31

  • 11 minor enhancements:

    • Added Hoe::Package#pkg_path to make package hook writing easier.
    • Added Hoe::Test#test_prelude to allow for code to run before test
    • Added plugin?(name) to allow for easier plugin guarding in hoe spec.
    • Added support for multiple template dirs for sow.
    • Added support for rubygems-test. See http://www.gem-testers.org/
    • Clean up sow a LOT using: include FileUtils::Verbose
    • Don’t warn about missing plugins without rake -t
    • Hoe requires Gem::PackageTask from RubyGems 1.4+
    • Moved post_news from publish to rubyforge
    • Plugins can now be loaded from a +plugins+ array in ~/.hoerc
    • rubyforge plugin now uses plain globs to push. Fixes releases for
      rubygems itself
  • 4 bug fixes:

    • Failed plugins should notify on both trace and debug.
    • Fixed rdoc_dir for custom rdoc locations
    • Fixed require ‘rubyforge’ that was too late
    • Fixed sow to properly rename dirs depth first