On Sat, 11 Jun 2005, Joel VanderWerf wrote:

> Wayne Pierce wrote:
>> I'm working on a white-box security auditing framework, which is
>> currently written in Python and makes use of exec_file to load some
>> security scans at startup.  Is there a way to do the same thing in
>> Ruby?
>> 
>> For those not familiar with Python, exec_file allows me to read an
>> external file and save the resulting objects to a hash/dictionary of
>> my choosing.  I can then check the values or execute functions that
>> have been saved in my hash.
>
> Check out "script" on RAA: http://raa.ruby-lang.org/project/script.

that's very cool joel!  i did something with a similar intent, but slight
different impl, at

   http://raa.ruby-lang.org/project/dynaload/

cheers.
>
-a
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