Hi,

At Tue, 15 Apr 2003 03:38:09 +0900,
Han Holl wrote:
> > File.expand_path doesn't follow symbolic links, while
> > realpath() does.
> >
> In that case, wouldn't a wrapper around realpath be really
> useful ? If you need to prevent double loading of resources,
> realpath can be of value to hash on.

Sorry, but I can't imagine how to preserve symlink names.  And
realpath() returns an error at non-exist path, whereas
expand_path doesn't.  Wouldn't a wrapper be bigger than the
current code?

And portability issue, of course.

-- 
Nobu Nakada