On Wed, 14 Mar 2007, Brian Candler wrote:

> On Wed, Mar 14, 2007 at 05:35:52AM +0900, ara.t.howard / noaa.gov wrote:
>> On Wed, 14 Mar 2007, Rob Biedenharn wrote:
>>
>>> On Mar 13, 2007, at 4:15 PM, Brian Candler wrote:
>>>> Is there any standard Ruby way of creating a bidirectional pipe or
>>>> socketpair?
>>
>> require 'socket'
>> Socket.pair ....
>
>
> irb(main):015:0> require 'socket'
> => true
> irb(main):016:0> a = Socket.pair
> ArgumentError: wrong number of arguments (0 for 3)
>        from (irb):16:in `pair'
>        from (irb):16
>        from :0
>
> OK, so it exists, it's just not documented in ri - time to grep the source I
> guess. Thanks for the pointer.

http://groups.google.com/group/comp.lang.ruby/browse_frm/thread/26d3538da0410b8b/fdc3c5c6686ceb49?lnk=gst&q=Socket.pair&rnum=2&hl=en#fdc3c5c6686ceb49

http://groups.google.com/group/comp.lang.ruby/browse_frm/thread/735d4f73074db10f/5a38eadb8db2d832?lnk=gst&q=Socket.pair&rnum=3&hl=en#5a38eadb8db2d832

regards.

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