require_relative in std_lib
I noticed that there are some
require for internal files in
lib/. Ideally, they would be using
require_relative instead. This is faster and more explicit.
require_relative had a potential issue with symlinks that was fixed in 2.5, so libraries that might be loaded from earlier Ruby, like
rubygems, can not yet be updated.
I've created a PR and would like to know if there are comments / objections / things I'm missing.
#1 [ruby-core:89296] Updated by MSP-Greg (Greg L) 10 days ago
The Appveyor run on the PR passed.
Appveyor testing has been intermittently failing. With parallel/multi testing (test-all and/or test-spec), there can be a lot more files being checked and possibly loaded. Considering more than one CI VM may be exist on a system, and they may share drives, anything that lowers disk I/O is good.