Feature #7711

RubyGems uses autoload

Added by trans (Thomas Sawyer) almost 8 years ago. Updated over 7 years ago.

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Using a custom require method, I ran into an issue with RubyGems b/c it is using autoload:

Seeing that autoload is now discouraged from standard libs (, when might we see it removed?

Updated by drbrain (Eric Hodel) almost 8 years ago

  • Status changed from Open to Assigned
  • Assignee set to drbrain (Eric Hodel)
  • Priority changed from Normal to 3
  • Target version changed from 2.6 to 3.0

I don't have any plans to remove autoload at this time.

Updated by drbrain (Eric Hodel) over 7 years ago

  • Status changed from Assigned to Rejected

Due to notes in #5653 it seems that autoload is fixed. In the interest of pushing towards a definitive answer from matz about autoload's future I am rejecting this issue.

Please restore it to assigned if matz decides autoload will be removed.

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