Tanaka Akira wrote:
> In article <430DFCD4.6000405 / path.berkeley.edu>,
>   Joel VanderWerf <vjoel / path.berkeley.edu> writes:
> 
> 
>>I *love* ruby threads. Still, I wish ruby's thread scheduler would
>>handle more types of blocking than select can handle, such as waiting
>>for a file lock.
> 
> 
> File#flock works well since Ruby 1.8.2.  It blocks only the calling
> thread.  It doesn't block other threads.

Wow! Thanks.

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