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+ # A FileCreationTask is a file task that when used as a dependency will be
+ # needed if and only if the file has not been created. Once created, it is
+ # not re-triggered if any of its dependencies are newer, nor does trigger
+ # any rebuilds of tasks that depend on it whenever it is updated.
+ class FileCreationTask < FileTask
+ # Is this file task needed? Yes if it doesn't exist.
+ def needed?
+ ! File.exist?(name)
+ # Time stamp for file creation task. This time stamp is earlier
+ # than any other time stamp.
+ def timestamp