I believe this should be handled by ruby's require in 1.9...so no more
double requires based on differing file paths.

- Rob

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On Feb 11, 2008 11:25 AM, ara howard <ara.t.howard / gmail.com> wrote:
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> On Feb 10, 2008, at 9:34 AM, Drew Olson wrote:
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> > 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?
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> i always expand and join the path because otherwise doing
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>    require '../a.rb'
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> followed by
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>    require '.././a.rb'
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> will cause ruby to load the file twice - the hash is on the *exact*
> filename
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> cheers.
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