On Jul 25, 2007, at 15:50 , Tim Hunter wrote:

> Since I've been using Ruby I've noticed that a running Ruby script  
> is hard to kill. Control-C won't do it. I have to use kill -9.  
> Today I notice it with Ruby 1.8.6 on OS X 10.4.9, but it's been  
> this way since I started using Ruby 6 or so years ago on Mandrake  
> Linux. Do I have the wrong expectations?

works for me on same(ish) setup