> -----Original Message-----
> From: MenTaLguY [mailto:mental / rydia.net] 
> Sent: Wednesday, August 16, 2006 10:06 AM
> To: ruby-core / ruby-lang.org
> Subject: Re: sandbox timers & block scopes
> 
> 
> On Wed, 2006-08-16 at 22:49 +0900, Berger, Daniel wrote:
> 
> > You don't.  You use events.
> 
> That makes sense.  Out of idle curiosity, do you know if 
> there's a portable abstraction for that in the tree 
> somewhere?  Not that it's needed, but it'd be nice to have.
> 
> -mental

http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/default.asp?url=/library/en-us/dnucmg/
html/UCMGch09.asp

Look for "Signals and Signal Handling"

Further down there's an example of how to do SIGALRM in Windows. :)

Regards,

Dan 


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