rake - a make-like build utility for Ruby


   rake [-f rakefile] {OPTIONS} TARGETS...


   rake  is a make-like build utility for Ruby. Tasks and dependencies are
   specified in standard Ruby syntax.


   -m, --multitask
          Treat all tasks as multitasks.

   -B, --build-all
          Build all prerequisites, including those which are up-to-date.

   -j, --jobs [NUMBER]
          Specifies the maximum number of tasks  to  execute  in  parallel
          (default is number of CPU cores + 4).

   -I, --libdir LIBDIR
          Include LIBDIR in the search path for required modules.

   -r, --require MODULE
          Require MODULE before executing rakefile.

   Rakefile location
   -f, --rakefile [FILENAME]
          Use FILENAME as the rakefile to search for.

   -N, --no-search, --nosearch
          Do not search parent directories for the Rakefile.

   -G, --no-system, --nosystem
          Use  standard  project Rakefile search paths, ignore system wide

   -R, --rakelibdir RAKELIBDIR
          Auto-import any .rake files in RAKELIBDIR (default is 'rakelib')


   -g, --system
          Using system wide (global) rakefiles (usually '~/.rake/*.rake').

          Enable full backtrace.  OUT can be stderr (default) or stdout.

   -t, --trace=[OUT]
          Turn on invoke/execute tracing, enable full backtrace.  OUT  can
          be stderr (default) or stdout.

   --suppress-backtrace PATTERN
          Suppress  backtrace  lines  matching  regexp PATTERN. Ignored if
          --trace is on.

          Trace the rules resolution.

   -n, --dry-run
          Do a dry run without executing actions.

   -T, --tasks [PATTERN]
          Display the tasks (matching optional PATTERN) with descriptions,
          then exit.

   -D, --describe [PATTERN]
          Describe the tasks (matching optional PATTERN), then exit.

   -W, --where [PATTERN]
          Describe the tasks (matching optional PATTERN), then exit.

   -P, --prereqs
          Display the tasks and dependencies, then exit.

   -e, --execute CODE
          Execute some Ruby code and exit.

   -p, --execute-print CODE
          Execute some Ruby code, print the result, then exit.

   -E, --execute-continue CODE
          Execute   some   Ruby  code,  then  continue  with  normal  task

   -v, --verbose
          Log message to standard output.

   -q, --quiet
          Do not log messages to standard output.

   -s, --silent
          Like  --quiet,  but   also   suppresses   the   'in   directory'

   -X, --no-deprecation-warnings
          Disable the deprecation warnings.

          Show commented tasks only

   -A, --all
          Show all tasks, even uncommented ones (in combination with -T or

   --job-stats [LEVEL]
          Display job statistics. LEVEL=history displays  a  complete  job

   -V, --version
          Display the program version.

   -h, -H, --help
          Display a help message.


   The   complete   documentation   for   rake   has   been  installed  at
   /usr/share/doc/rake-doc/html/index.html. It is also available online at


   rake was written by Jim Weirich <jim@weirichhouse.org>

   This  manual  was created by Caitlin Matos <caitlin.matos@zoho.com> for
   the Debian project (but may be used by others). It was inspired by  the
   manual by Jani Monoses <jani@iv.ro> for the Ubuntu project.


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