From: "Eric Hodel" <drbrain / segment7.net>
>
> On Mar 28, 2006, at 9:48 AM, Shea Martin wrote:
> 
>> I want to listen for connections for 2 seconds, then timeout.  Do I  
>> have  to use the Timeout module?
> 
> That will be the easiest way.
> 
> Timeout.timeout 2 do
>   Thread.start server.accept do |s| new_connection s end
> end

Oh, hey, cool.  Using the thread there looks like it
ought to avoid the issue with Timeout firing in the
middle of ensure blocks and circumventing them?

I've been avoiding Timeout like "the plague" since
running into that behavior.


Regards,

Bill