Issue #13040 has been updated by Nobuyoshi Nakada.

Status changed from Open to Feedback

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Bug #13040: syslog/logger uses "require 'logger'" which is interpreted as circular dependency 
https://bugs.ruby-lang.org/issues/13040#change-62052

* Author: Luis Mondesi
* Status: Feedback
* Priority: Normal
* Assignee: 
* Target version: 
* ruby -v: ruby 2.3.1p112 (2016-04-26 revision 54768) [x86_64-linux]
* Backport: 2.1: UNKNOWN, 2.2: UNKNOWN, 2.3: UNKNOWN
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while using the 'syslog/logger' require from Ruby it works well, however if one tries to use it via "test" it complaints about circular require and the constant "Logger" not defined. After a little digging, I realized that 'syslog/logger' has a line that says require 'logger' which could mean itself!

The fix is to use require_relative '../logger' as this is what it intends in order to piggy back on Logger:

Current code for syslog/logger:

1. # frozen_string_literal: false
2. require 'syslog'
3. require 'logger'

Fixed code:

1. # frozen_string_literal: false
2. require 'syslog'
3. require_relative '../logger'



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