On Wed, 7 Feb 2001, Yukihiro Matsumoto wrote:
> Hi,
> In message "[ruby-talk:10477] threads and resolving names"
>     on 01/02/07, "Joseph McDonald" <joe / vpop.net> writes:
> |I thought if I created a bunch of threads that I could get around
> |the problem and would only hang when all threads (100) are hung.
> |But that doesn't seem to be the case.  Do I have my threading
> |wrong?
> Sorry, resolving by gethostbyname(3) etc block whole process.  It's a
> pity of user level thread.

Anyone wrote a Ruby implementation of the name service library? 

matju