On Sun, Sep 17, 2006 at 08:01:17PM +0900, Josef Wolf wrote:
> I have not tried his example because I assumed the library could not be
> loaded.  I was confused by the fact that "require 'readline'" returns
> "false".  Isn't require supposed to return "true" if successful?
> 
The return value of require is borderline meaningless. If require
returns false, that just means that the file has already been require'd.
If it can't require the file for whatever reason it will raise and
exception, not return false.