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From Antoine Toulme <anto...@lunar-ocean.com>
Subject Re: Task name which called a method
Date Fri, 29 Jan 2010 16:10:36 GMT
I think you can do this:

task 'someTask' do |t|
  puts t.to_s
end


On Fri, Jan 29, 2010 at 07:58, Andrew Moore <rp.andrew.moore@gmail.com>wrote:

>
> Hi,
>
> I'm a ruby newbie, and I've been using BuildR off and on for a bit
> (currently 1.3.3), but I was wondering if there is a way to access the name
> of a task that calls a method without passing an argument to that method.
> For instance:
>
>
>
> def print_task_name()
>  # print the name of the task that called this function
>  puts '['+taskName+']'
> end
>
> desc 'my-project'
> define 'my-project'
>
>  desc 'taskA'
>  task 'taskA' do
>    print_task_name
>  end
>
>  desc 'taskB'
>  task 'taskB'
>    print_task_name
>  end
>
> end #my-project
>
>
>
> My goal is that if I run:
>
> buildr my-project:taskA
>
> that the print_task_name method will print:
>
> [my-project:taskA]
>
> I've been searching through the various Rake, Buildr, and Ruby API's and
> the
> closest I've come is the core ruby 'caller' method. I've spent enough time
> trying to figure it out that it's time to ask the experts!
>
> Is what I'm wanting to do possible without adding an argument to the
> print_task_name method?
>
> Thanks in advance for your help!
>
> Regards,
>
> Andrew
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
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