[Rubygems-developers] require_gem/autorequire vs require.
gsinclair at soyabean.com.au
Wed Jun 1 09:28:52 EDT 2005
On Wednesday, June 1, 2005, 11:00:40 PM, Jim wrote:
>> I think I like 'Gem.activate' for namespace reasons ... there currently exists
>> a method by that name in the library, but is used only internally as far as I
>> know and I think we can safely hijack its name.
> I don't understand how you would use Gem.activate.
> If I start a new app, what do I do? Something like?:
> require 'rubygems'
> Gem.activate('rake', '1.1.1')
> I think I like the simple activate, or even activate_gem better.
> activate_gem 'RubyInline', '= 3.2.2'
> require 'inline'
The only difference is the name:
Gem.activate 'RubyInline', '= 3.2.2'
Not sure what your point is about "starting a new app". But like I
said, the only difference is the name.
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