Looking at Rails for the first time

I'm trying to create my first ever rails application.. following as closely as possible the instructions in the tutorial. I've created a trivial model and controller using script/generate and the tutorial recommends to run rake. When I run rake, it reports an error (which doesn't mean much to me) :

$ rake
/usr/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/rake.rb:658:in `private': undefined method `have_option?' for class `Object' (NameError)
        from /usr/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/rake.rb:658
        from /usr/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/rake.rb:657
        from /usr/bin/rake:3

What does this mean? Is this a bug in rake as the error message suggests, or something subtle I've done wrongly in attempting to use Rails?

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On Oct 27, 2005, at 8:50 AM, Steve [RubyTalk] wrote:

I'm trying to create my first ever rails application.. following as closely as possible the instructions in the tutorial. I've created a trivial model and controller using script/generate and the tutorial recommends to run rake. When I run rake, it reports an error (which doesn't mean much to me) :

$ rake
/usr/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/rake.rb:658:in `private': undefined method `have_option?' for class `Object' (NameError)
       from /usr/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/rake.rb:658
       from /usr/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/rake.rb:657
       from /usr/bin/rake:3

What does this mean? Is this a bug in rake as the error message suggests, or something subtle I've done wrongly in attempting to use Rails?

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