Ilmari Heikkinen wrote:
>   If you think it makes the irb startup too slow, load it in a thread:
>     Thread.new{ require 'ihelp' }
> 
>   But note that calling help will fail before it's completely loaded.

Sorry, but loading it in a separate thread doesn't work under windows 
(neither 0.1):

irb(main):001:0> "".help
NoMethodError: undefined method `help' for "":String
         from (irb):1
         from 
c:/apps/ruby18/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems/loadpath_manager.rb:
5
irb(main):002:0> Time.new
=> Tue Jan 18 13:41:19 W. Europe Standard Time 2005
irb(main):003:0> Time.new
=> Tue Jan 18 13:50:51 W. Europe Standard Time 2005
irb(main):004:0> "".help
NoMethodError: undefined method `help' for "":String
         from (irb):4
         from 
c:/apps/ruby18/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems/loadpath_manager.rb:
5
irb(main):005:0>

Note that I have only
	Thread.new { require 'ihelp' }
in .irbrc therefore 9 minutes should be enough to load, shouldn't they? :)

Btw, which differences since 0.1 apart from setup?

Thx
Giuliano

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