On 2/11/07, Mat Schaffer <schapht / gmail.com> wrote:
> I used newgem to create my 'sparehand' gem.  The rakefile now depends
> on Hoe, <snip...>

here is the (somewhat long) discussion that went on on this topic recently:
http://rubyurl.com/fm5

And here is one solution:
http://blog.evanweaver.com/articles/2007/01/10/if-you-dont-want-to-hoe-echoe

hth,
-Harold