On Feb 10, 2008, at 9:34 AM, Drew Olson wrote:

> Thanks so much for the response. I'm glad people may find it u
> seful. As
> far as joining the file path, what exactly does this buy me?


i always expand and join the path because otherwise doing

   require '../a.rb'

followed by

   require '.././a.rb'

will cause ruby to load the file twice - the hash is on the *exact*  
filename

cheers.

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