On Jul 25, 8:00 pm, Ryan Davis <ryand-r... / zenspider.com> wrote:
> 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

For what it's worth.  If you run "stty -a" from your shell what do you
get?

Partial output from my system:

"cchars: discard = ^O; dsusp = ^Y; eof = ^D; eol = <undef>;
        eol2 = <undef>; erase = ^?; intr = ^C; kill = ^U; lnext = ^V;
        min = 1; quit = ^\; reprint = ^R; start = ^Q; status = ^T;
        stop = ^S; susp = ^Z; time = 0; werase = ^W;
"