On 3/14/07, ara.t.howard / noaa.gov <ara.t.howard / noaa.gov> wrote:
> On Wed, 14 Mar 2007, Alex Young wrote:
>
> > Personally, I'd prefer that a require 'gemname' just loaded all files in the
> > gem's lib directory, but that's probably just me...
>
> yikes!  i've got about 80 libs installed!
>
> considering that rails, for instance, takes about 1/2 second to load it's libs,
> we could be looking at __tens__ of seconds of startup delay for every ruby
> script on a large system

I think he meant the files in the individual gem's
lib/ruby/gems/...../gemname/lib folder, not all the files in
lib/ruby/gems :)

martin