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A Make-like program for Ruby. Tasks for rake are specified in a Rakefile. More information:

  • Run the default Rakefile task:


  • Run a specific task:

rake {{task}}

  • Execute n jobs at a time in parallel (number of CPU cores + 4 by default):

rake --jobs {{n}}

  • Use a specific Rakefile:

rake --rakefile {{path/to/Rakefile}}

  • Execute rake from another directory:

rake --directory {{path/to/directory}}