Class: Rake::FileTask

Inherits:
Task
  • Object
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Defined in:
lib/rake/file_task.rb

Overview

######################################################################### A FileTask is a task that includes time based dependencies. If any of a FileTask's prerequisites have a timestamp that is later than the file represented by this task, then the file must be rebuilt (using the supplied actions).

Direct Known Subclasses

FileCreationTask

Instance Attribute Summary

Attributes inherited from Task

#actions, #application, #comment, #full_comment, #locations, #prerequisites, #scope, #sources

Class Method Summary (collapse)

Instance Method Summary (collapse)

Methods inherited from Task

[], #add_description, #arg_description, #arg_names, clear, #clear, #clear_actions, #clear_prerequisites, create_rule, define_task, #enhance, #execute, #initialize, #inspect, #investigation, #invoke, #invoke_prerequisites, #name, #name_with_args, #prerequisite_tasks, #reenable, #set_arg_names, #source, task_defined?, tasks, #to_s

Constructor Details

This class inherits a constructor from Rake::Task

Class Method Details

+ (Object) scope_name(scope, task_name)

Apply the scope to the task name according to the rules for this kind of task. File based tasks ignore the scope when creating the name.



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# File 'lib/rake/file_task.rb', line 41

def scope_name(scope, task_name)
  task_name
end

Instance Method Details

- (Boolean) needed?

Is this file task needed? Yes if it doesn't exist, or if its time stamp is out of date.



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# File 'lib/rake/file_task.rb', line 15

def needed?
  ! File.exist?(name) || out_of_date?(timestamp)
end

- (Object) timestamp

Time stamp for file task.



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# File 'lib/rake/file_task.rb', line 20

def timestamp
  if File.exist?(name)
    File.mtime(name.to_s)
  else
    Rake::EARLY
  end
end