Roger Pack wrote:
>> |If I understand you, a second thread requiring a file currently being
>> |required should block and wait for that require to complete, yes?
>>
>> Yes.
> 
> Would it be possible to backport this functionality to 1.8.x, too?
> That might be nice. [currently second thread continues on].

JRuby will support this behavior in both 1.8 and 1.9 modes.

- Charlie