On Aug 1, 2007, at 11:29, Sonny Chee wrote:
> Eric Hodel wrote:
>> Changing the hosts file should be good enough.  Check to make sure
>> that it isn't blocking everything on gets, too, like Robert  
>> suggested.
>
> Hey Eric,
>
> How do I check if it is blocking on gets?  How do I correct if it is?

ruby -e 'Thread.start do loop do sleep 1; puts "."; end; end; gets'

Should print '.' until you hit enter.

If it doesn't, remove 'gets' from the examples.

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