[Rubygems-developers] Order of require_paths

Eric Hodel drbrain at segment7.net
Sat Oct 6 15:42:38 EDT 2007

On Oct 6, 2007, at 07:54 , TRANS wrote:
> The order in which libs are searched is in reverse of how they are
> given in the gemspce's require_paths attribute. I realize that order
> doesn't usually matter, but it can --I have a particular case in which
> it does. The reverse order seems unintutive. Thought I'd just bring
> that to light. Maybe it would be better to reverse it for a future
> version.

By the same token, changing it may break gems that inadvertently  
depend on the order.  I think it is best to leave it alone.

Poor workers blame their tools. Good workers build better tools. The
best workers get their tools to do the work for them. -- Syndicate Wars

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