Dear Esteemed core members,

Any comment or any update on the issue below will be greatly appreciated. I
must say that IMHO without this feature 1.9 will remain unusable for most
multi-threaded programs requiring timer like behavior.

Regards
Nasir

On Thu, Mar 5, 2009 at 1:55 PM, Nasir Khan <rubylearner / gmail.com> wrote:

> In ruby 1.8 we could use -
>  condition.wait(sec)
>
> But with moving to 1.9, it raises exception "Timeout is not yet
> implemented" in monitor.rb
>
> code snippet from monitor.rb
> def wait(timeout = nil)
>       if timeout
>         raise NotImplementedError, "timeout is not implemented yet"
>       end
>      ......
> end
>
> Will this be addressed in any near future. I dont think we can have a
> workaround for this, any program using conditional variables would not work
> on 1.9 today, any guidance will be greatly appreciated.
>
> regards
> nasir
>