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125aa997aecefa6ebd4431f9b89e0bed?d=identicon&s=25 Kless (Guest)
on 2008-10-14 14:00
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Why is used *File.dirname(__FILE__)* instead of simply '.' ?
4fc30068499179fc708fe5dec2c95919?d=identicon&s=25 Antonin Amand (Guest)
on 2008-10-14 14:09
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On Oct 14, 1:59 pm, Kless <jonas....@googlemail.com> wrote:
> Why is used *File.dirname(__FILE__)* instead of simply '.' ?

Cause your current directory '.' is not always the location of the
ruby file, __FILE__ is.
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