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?
> 
I've been confused by this when WEBrick traps signals I'm not expecting 
it to.  Try manually specifying a trap block for QUIT and TERM, and see 
if that helps.

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Alex