[Rubygems-developers] Suggestion: require_gem 'x/y'
chad at chadfowler.com
Sat Jun 26 05:04:21 EDT 2004
On 26/6/2004, at 3:53 AM, Gavin Sinclair wrote:
> On Saturday, June 26, 2004, 3:30:26 AM, Jim wrote:
>>>> I mentioned recently that my 'extensions' project doesn't have a
>>>> default file that gets loaded. Thus you would have to do this:
>>>> require_gem 'extensions'
>>>> require 'extensions/string'
>>>> It occured to me today that this is an option:
>>>> require_gem 'extensions/string'
>>> I assume this implies that you would have a hierarchical gem
>>> and that each one of the 'extensions' thingies (like "string") would
>>> a separate gem?
>> I think all he was asking is that when we see:
>> require_gem 'extensions/string', ">= 1.0"
>> That we treat it as ...
>> require_gem 'extensions', ">= 1.0"
>> require 'extensions/string'
>> No hierarchical gems required.
>> If it really is that simple, then I have no problem with it.
> Yep, that's what I had in mind. "Hierarchical gems" gives me the
> heebie jeebies :)
Oh good ;)
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