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+= Rake Command Line Usage
+Rake is invoked from the command line using:
+ % rake [options ...] [VAR=VALUE ...] [targets ...]
+Options are:
+ Set the environment variable <em>name</em> to <em>value</em>
+ during the execution of the <b>rake</b> command. You can access
+ the value by using ENV['<em>name</em>'].
+[<tt>--all</tt> (-A)]
+ Used in combination with the -T and -D options, will force
+ those options to show all the tasks, even the ones without comments.
+[<tt>--backtrace</tt>{=_output_} (-n)]
+ Enable a full backtrace (i.e. like --trace, but without the task
+ tracing details). The _output_ parameter is optional, but if
+ specified it controls where the backtrace output is sent. If
+ _output_ is <tt>stdout</tt>, then backtrace output is directed to
+ stardard output. If _output_ is <tt>stderr</tt>, or if it is
+ missing, then the backtrace output is sent to standard error.
+[<tt>--classic-namespace</tt> (-n)]
+ Import the Task, FileTask, and FileCreateTask into the top-level
+ scope to be compatible with older versions of Rake. Alternatively
+ you can include the line <code>require
+ 'rake/classic_namespace'</code> in your Rakefile to get the
+ classic behavior.
+ Used in combination with the -W options to force the output to
+ contain commented options only. This is the reverse of
+ <tt>--all</tt>.
+[<tt>--describe</tt> _pattern_ (-D)]
+ Describe the tasks (matching optional PATTERN), then exit.
+[<tt>--dry-run</tt> (-n)]
+ Do a dry run. Print the tasks invoked and executed, but do not
+ actually execute any of the actions.
+[<tt>--execute</tt> _code_ (-e)]
+ Execute some Ruby code and exit.
+[<tt>--execute-print</tt> _code_ (-p)]
+ Execute some Ruby code, print the result, and exit.
+[<tt>--execute-continue</tt> _code_ (-E)]
+ Execute some Ruby code, then continue with normal task processing.
+[<tt>--help</tt> (-H)]
+ Display some help text and exit.
+[<tt>--jobs</tt> _number_ (-j)]
+ Specifies the number of active concurrent tasks used. The
+ suggested value is equal to the number of CPUs. The concurrent
+ tasks are used to execute the <tt>multitask</tt> prerequisites.
+ Also see the <tt>-m</tt> option which turns all tasks into
+ multitasks.
+ Sample values:
+ (no -j) : unlimited concurrent tasks (standard rake behavior)
+ -j : 2 concurrent tasks (exact number may change)
+ -j 16 : 16 concurrent tasks
+[<tt>--job-stats</tt> _level_]
+ Display job statistics at the completion of the run. By default,
+ this will display the requested number of active tasks (from the
+ -j options) and the maximum number of tasks in play at any given
+ time.
+ If the optional _level_ is <tt>history</tt>, then a complete trace
+ of task history will be displayed on standard output.
+[<tt>--libdir</tt> _directory_ (-I)]
+ Add _directory_ to the list of directories searched for require.
+[<tt>--multitask</tt> (-m)]
+ Treat all tasks as multitasks. ('make/drake' semantics)
+[<tt>--nosearch</tt> (-N)]
+ Do not search for a Rakefile in parent directories.
+[<tt>--prereqs</tt> (-P)]
+ Display a list of all tasks and their immediate prerequisites.
+[<tt>--quiet</tt> (-q)]
+ Do not echo commands from FileUtils.
+[<tt>--rakefile</tt> _filename_ (-f)]
+ Use _filename_ as the name of the rakefile. The default rakefile
+ names are +rakefile+ and +Rakefile+ (with +rakefile+ taking
+ precedence). If the rakefile is not found in the current
+ directory, +rake+ will search parent directories for a match. The
+ directory where the Rakefile is found will become the current
+ directory for the actions executed in the Rakefile.
+[<tt>--rakelibdir</tt> _rakelibdir_ (-R)]
+ Auto-import any .rake files in RAKELIBDIR. (default is 'rakelib')
+ Remove the DSL commands from the Object inheritance hierarchy and
+ do not define top level constants. This reduces the backwards
+ compatibility of Rake, but allows rake to be used with software
+ that would otherwise have conflicting definitions.
+ *NOTE:* The next major version of Rake will only be able to be run
+ in "reduce-compat" mode.
+[<tt>--require</tt> _name_ (-r)]
+ Require _name_ before executing the Rakefile.
+ Trace the rules resolution.
+[<tt>--silent (-s)</tt>]
+ Like --quiet, but also suppresses the 'in directory' announcement.
+[<tt>--suppress-backtrace _pattern_ </tt>]
+ Line matching the regular expression _pattern_ will be removed
+ from the backtrace output. Note that the --backtrace option is the
+ full backtrace without these lines suppressed.
+[<tt>--system</tt> (-g)]
+ Use the system wide (global) rakefiles. The project Rakefile is
+ ignored. By default, the system wide rakefiles are used only if no
+ project Rakefile is found. On Unix-like system, the system wide
+ rake files are located in $HOME/.rake. On a windows system they
+ are stored in $APPDATA/Rake.
+[<tt>--no-system</tt> (-G)]
+ Use the project level Rakefile, ignoring the system-wide (global)
+ rakefiles.
+[<tt>--tasks</tt> <em>pattern</em> (-T)]
+ Display a list of the major tasks and their comments. Comments
+ are defined using the "desc" command. If a pattern is given, then
+ only tasks matching the pattern are displayed.
+[<tt>--trace</tt>{=_output_} (-t)]
+ Turn on invoke/execute tracing. Also enable full backtrace on
+ errors. The _output_ parameter is optional, but if specified it
+ controls where the trace output is sent. If _output_ is
+ <tt>stdout</tt>, then trace output is directed to stardard output.
+ If _output_ is <tt>stderr</tt>, or if it is missing, then trace
+ output is sent to standard error.
+[<tt>--verbose</tt> (-v)]
+ Echo the Sys commands to standard output.
+[<tt>--version</tt> (-V)]
+ Display the program version and exit.
+[<tt>--where</tt> <em>pattern</em> (-W)]
+ Display tasks that match <em>pattern</em> and the file and line
+ number where the task is defined. By default this option will
+ display all tasks, not just the tasks that have descriptions.
+[<tt>--no-deprecation-warnings</tt> (-W)]
+ Do not display the deprecation warnings.
+In addition, any command line option of the form
+<em>VAR</em>=<em>VALUE</em> will be added to the environment hash
+<tt>ENV</tt> and may be tested in the Rakefile.