Reading without process blocking

Ug. Ok. So, how are people handling the console in Windows ruby programs,
when using threads? Because my software is actually running under Linux, it
isnt a showstopper for me, but it is making development more difficult. Am
I supposed to communicate through a socket to do “console” io or something?

Take Care,


P.S. If I had even the slightest idea how to do it, I would try to write a
C extension to handle this. Sigh.


-----Original Message-----
From: []
Sent: 14 August 2002 01:01
Subject: Re: reading without process blocking.


At Mon, 12 Aug 2002 21:16:10 +0900, Firestone, Mark - Technical Support wrote:

This may have come up before. This blocks all my processes when running
a thread under windows. Am I stuck just using Linux (which the program
actually runs under) or is there another way? I can live with just using
linux, but it is a pain, and I wanted to keep this program multi-platform?

It’s one of implementation issues under Windows. See the thread from

Nobu Nakada

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