Issue #9626 has been updated by Nobuyoshi Nakada.

Description updated
Status changed from Open to Rejected

It differs from #7842, since you overwrites `C#foo` itself.
`C#orig_foo` is an alias of `M#foo`, but not of the former `C#foo`.

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Bug #9626: alias, prepend and super cause unexpected SystemStackError
https://bugs.ruby-lang.org/issues/9626#change-46311

* Author: Kohei Suzuki
* Status: Rejected
* Priority: Normal
* Assignee: 
* Category: 
* Target version: 
* ruby -v: ruby 2.1.1p76 (2014-02-24 revision 45161) [x86_64-linux]
* Backport: 1.9.3: UNKNOWN, 2.0.0: UNKNOWN, 2.1: UNKNOWN
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```ruby
module M
  def foo
    super
  end
end

class C
  def foo
    'C#foo'
  end

  prepend M
  alias_method :orig_foo, :foo
  def foo
    orig_foo
  end
end

C.new.foo
```

I expect: `M#foo` -> `C#foo` -> `C#orig_foo` and get `'C#foo'`
Actual: `M#foo` -> `C#foo` -> `M#foo` -> ... and get `stack level too deep (SystemStackError)`
If I swap the order of `alias_method` and `prepend`, it works as I expect.

I think it's closely related to #7842.



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