On Dec 17, 2005, at 11:32 AM, Jim wrote:

> Hello,
>
> I want to trap a ctrl-c, wait for any http request to finish,and then
> exit the program. I know I can Kernel#trap , but not sure how to wait
> for the network operation to end. Do I need to perform the network
> operation in a thread?
>
>

interrupted = false

trap("INT") { interrupted = true }

# do HTTP request

if interrupted
     exit
end

# rest of program