In article <200204190546.g3J5kpM03950 / sharui.nakada.kanuma.tochigi.jp>,
 <nobu.nokada / softhome.net> wrote:
>Hi,
>
>At Fri, 19 Apr 2002 12:28:10 +0900,
>Phil Tomson wrote:
>> >> Is it possible that we could have some sort of warning message when this 
>> >> happens, something like: "Warning: recursive require slave.rb line 3"
>> >
>> >It's easy, but really desirable in common?
>> 
>> It would have made it much easier to find the problem on Windows in this 
>> case.  I didn't realize that the file was requireing itself (slave.rb) 
>> instead of the Slave.rb in the other directory.
>
>Sometimes recursive require is used intently.  Actually, once
>it was prohibited, complained as expected.

I'm not saying that we should restrict it but that it could be a warning 
that is issued if you've got certain warnings turned on.

Phil