On Tue, Nov 1, 2011 at 06:40, Yura Sokolov <funny.falcon / gmail.com> wrote:

> In fact, be present relative require is twice slower (in 1.9.2, 1.9.3), cause ruby checks such file before and after path expansion.

Slower than what?  Require_relative is a lot faster than require when
RubyGems is involved, as require_relative doesn¡Çt walk $LOAD_PATH when
it looks for the file.