On Jan 31, 4:28 am, Eric Hodel <drbr... / segment7.net> wrote:
> On Jan 31, 2007, at 24:40, Trans wrote:
>
> > When using the GemPackageTask, one has to build the GemSpec in order
> > to define the task. For a large project and/or slow machine this
> > actualy can take a second or so.
>
> >      spec = Gem::Specification.new do |s|
> >        s.files = FileList.new('**/*').to_a
>
> How many files do you have?

1,530

> I solve this by using a Manifest.txt, that way I know exactly what I
> want is included, and nothing I don't:

It's not an issue of knowing what is included. It is a matter of
efficency.

> s.files = File.read('Manifest.txt').split
>
> Plus the check_manifest task from Hoe to make sure everything is up-
> to-date.

What does Hoe do to check the manifest?

Thanks,
T.