Today I did a lot of searching and experimenting with different things
that could potentially fix the usage of
Whilst there are a lot of possible alternatives for using pure Ruby,
the problem is that they don’t “respect” the
So whilst exploring, I stumbled upon using
Something like this:
require 'rake/file_list' spec.files = Rake::FileList['**/*'].exclude(*File.read('.gitignore').split)
To my surprise, it handles patterns quite well:
FileList['a.c', 'b.c'].exclude(/^a/) => ['b.c'] FileList['a.c', 'b.c'].exclude("a.*") => ['b.c']
However, it doesn’t quite support all the rules, like using
!, et al.
Thanks to David, I stumbled upon a very nice gem, fast_ignore.
This seems to be a eureka moment, I believe!? :o
Whilst I did some experiments with this, too, I am yet to look more on this.
I hope tomorrow :)
:wq for today.