rake and stderr

Why can't I get a rake task to write to stderr?

warn "something"
$stderr.puts "something"

Both result in no output in my console. Anyone know what's up?

Quoting Jonathan Rochkind <lists@ruby-forum.com>:

Why can't I get a rake task to write to stderr?

warn "something"
$stderr.puts "something"

What about:

STDERR.puts "something"

HTH,
  Jeffrey