tomas pospisek wrote:
>> Thanks!  Now if I can just figure out how to check if mine is built with
>> pthreads enabled...
> 
> tpo@petertosh:~$ ldd `which ruby`
> [...]
>         libpthread.so.0 => /lib/i686/cmov/libpthread.so.0 (0xb7e8e000)
> 
> This one has'em.

That is not necessarily true. It's possible to have ruby compiled with 
--disable-pthread and yet have libpthread linked in. At least it works 
that way on FreeBSD. [1]

Daniel

[1]http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-ports/2006-March/030691.html