On 1/16/06, Dalibor Sramek <dali / insula.cz> wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 16, 2006 at 02:45:46PM +0900, Logan Capaldo wrote:
> > I know, hence the smiley face. I still think this idea is a little
> > extreme for the minor savings you'd get out of it.
>
> The possibility to reset the interpreter would be IMHO useful also for other
> situations where you have persistent Ruby processes (think mod_ruby).

It would also be useful for debuggers so you could rerun the program
without having to re-enter breakpoints. As far as I know, this isn't
currently possible with the built-in Ruby debugger. Can any Ruby
debuggers do this now?

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