> From: Christoph
...
> ---
> 
> This from a mswin run (compilied with Vc7 and stock compile
> flags).  It neither crashes with a Seb-23 version nor
> N = 10**4  nor a simpler test
> 
>     ---
>      class A
>         $a = Array.new(N) { proc { @@ups } }
>      end
>      $a.each {|t| t.call }
>     ---

Forgot to say it also crashes with the test program
       
    
     a = Array.new(N) { Thread.new { Thread.pass } }
     a.each {|t| t.join }


and N = 10**5

/Christoph