Hoe Plugin Examples
Simple examples of how to write Hoe plugins. Questions? Weirdness? Fork, add questions to the README, and send me a pull request: I'll do my best to answer them with an example.
How do I disable a plugin?
Remove the plugin's symbol from the Hoe.plugins array before calling Hoe.spec.
# I don't release to RubyForge! Ha! Hoe.plugins.delete :rubyforge
How do I make a parent plugin with multiple “child” plugins?
Take a look at lib/hoe/omnibus.rb. It activates two other plugins, :first and :second. It's used in the top-level Rakefile:
Only files for plugins explicitly activated by Hoe.plugin get loaded, but plugin files can activate other plugins without any problems.
How do I make an auto-activating plugin?
You can't! Early versions of the Hoe plugin architecture allowed you to do this, but it's too easy for plugins to infect unsuspecting Rakefiles. Explicitly activate the plugins your Rakefile needs with Hoe.plugin.
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