Jim Weirich wrote:

> > >   file "file.exe" => ['file.cpp', 'file.h'] do
> > >     sh %{cc file.cpp -o file.exe}
> > >   end
> >
> > Is that the complete Rakefile?
>
> Complete enough to build the file.exe upon request (e.g. "rake
file.exe" from
> the command line).  If you wish to make file.exe the default target
(so that
> a plain "rake" one the command line will work), you can add the
following
> line ...
>
>     task :default => ["file.exe"]

You need someone as brain-damaged as me to help you improve the manual.
I couldn't make that connection from reading the intro, and the stuff
for 'task' and 'file'.

The next time I need my make() function I will instead use Rake, to
force it to grow on me.

-- 
  Phlip