19 Sep '13, 4pm

Ruby/Rails, Some of the Problems Bundler Solves by @wycats

Collin Miller , Posted April 12, 2010, 10:39 pm I’m curious about the current state of things for the order of requiring. My understanding is that the gems are _not_ required in the order they are listed in the Gemfile. Where my understanding breaks down is if they are required in dependency order. (If library A depends on B, B will be rquired first.) If the answer is yes than I am all for it. During the switch from 0.8 to 0.9 I got tripped up by what I think was a change from requiring in Gemfile listed order to whatever it is now. I feel relying on Gemfile order for requiring is implicit, “magic”, and lazy in the worst way. I understand it may be a small hassle if you were expecting your gems to load in the order you specified them, but I’ve had my POV shifted by a couple months of using Bundler. Dependencies are _hard_ problem. And we don’t solve our hard problems the s...

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