Method: Kernel#require_relative

Defined in:
load.c

#require_relative(string) ⇒ Boolean

Ruby tries to load the library named string relative to the requiring file's path. If the file's path cannot be determined a LoadError is raised. If a file is loaded true is returned and false otherwise.

Returns:

  • (Boolean)

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# File 'load.c', line 829

VALUE
rb_f_require_relative(VALUE obj, VALUE fname)
{
    VALUE base = rb_current_realfilepath();
    if (NIL_P(base)) {
	rb_loaderror("cannot infer basepath");
    }
    base = rb_file_dirname(base);
    return rb_require_string(rb_file_absolute_path(fname, base));
}