LoadError bug in irb/init.rb
There's a plain rescue that should explicitly check for LoadError in irb/init.rb, since LoadError is not a subclass of StandardError:
--- init.orig Mon Feb 12 16:01:20 2007
+++ init.rb Wed Oct 22 09:40:25 2008
@@ -250,7 +250,7 @@
for m in @CONF[:LOAD_MODULES]
- rescue LoadError print $@, ":", $!.class, ": ", $!, "\n" end end
This solved a problem I had on a Windows box where I didn't have readline installed but was trying to use irb.