Hi,

At Fri, 16 Sep 2005 23:24:16 +0900,
Han Holl wrote in [ruby-talk:156435]:
> Ara's question was what the difference was between execution from the 
> commandline and from a script.
> Only now I see that the difference is that from the commandline he requires 
> "digest/md5.so", and from the file
> 'digest/md5', without the extension.
> Which means that you get a considerable perfomance penalty by omitting the 
> extension. In a gem-installed rails environment the seachpath can easily be 
> 25 directories. Multiple requires withou extension can be costly there.

If md5.rb exists in loadpath, it should be loaded even if
md5.so has been loaded.

-- 
Nobu Nakada