On Friday 24 April 2009 16:34:47 Eric Hodel wrote:
> the -r command line option uses rb_require() the C function, not
> Kernel#require the method.  1.9 does not have this limitation.

However, 1.9's Kernel#autoload does seem to have that very limitation.

Worse, I cannot figure out how to duplicate autoload in pure Ruby, at least on 
1.9. I could do it in Rubinius, I think.

Is there a reason for this? Should I file a bug?