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required 0.1.3

Required is a utility to require all files in a directory. Why would one want to require a whole bunch of files at once? I have used this gem on 2 projects to: - require dozens of jar files when working on a JRuby project - pull in all files before running code coverage (rcov), to find code that is otherwise dead/untouched Options for required include the ability to recursively descend through subdirectories, include/exclude files based on pattern matching, and to specify the order of requires based on filename. An array of all the files that were loaded is returned. Quick example: require 'required' required "some/path/to/dir" See the README for more examples, and description of options.

          gem 'required', '~> 0.1.3'

          gem install required


  • Arild Shirazi


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  1. 0.1.3 - April 2, 2010 (6.5 KB)
  2. 0.1.2 - April 1, 2010 (6.5 KB)
  3. 0.1.1 - March 31, 2010 (5.5 KB)
  4. 0.1.0 - March 31, 2010 (5.5 KB)