Contrary to my expectations, if I have some variable assignments in an
external file, I can't simply call:

    load rcfile

to have it sourced. Instead, I found myself having to do this:

    IO.foreach(rcfile) do |line|
	eval line
    end

which seems lame. Is there a better way?

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