On Fri, 2006-08-25 at 14:33 +0900, ara.t.howard / noaa.gov wrote:
> i think this is just illustraing reason 42 why i prefer Kernel.fork to
> Thread.new  - the only real way to return memory to the os is to exit! ;-)

And why Apache with pre-fork is good for long-running applications :-)

Greetings,
JS