>>>>> "n" == nobu nokada <nobu.nokada / softhome.net> writes:

n> It may be a fixed bug.

 No, I don't think

pigeon% cat b.rb   
#!./ruby
counter = 0
system("ps aux | head -1")
while TRUE
   counter = counter + 1
   load "loadit.rb"
   if (counter.modulo(1000) == 0)
      system("ps aux | grep b.rb | grep -v grep")
   end
end
pigeon% 

pigeon% cat loadit.rb 
def foo(x)
   x = x + 1
end

foo(1)
pigeon% 

pigeon% ./ruby -v
ruby 1.7.2 (2001-12-17) [i686-linux]
pigeon%
 
pigeon% ./ruby b.rb
USER       PID %CPU %MEM   VSZ  RSS TTY      STAT START   TIME COMMAND
ts       13379 88.0  0.2  2680 1404 pts/1    S    14:01   0:03 ./ruby b.rb
ts       13379 99.9  0.2  2700 1424 pts/1    S    14:01   0:07 ./ruby b.rb
ts       13379 95.8  0.2  2724 1448 pts/1    S    14:01   0:10 ./ruby b.rb
ts       13379 93.6  0.2  2744 1468 pts/1    S    14:01   0:14 ./ruby b.rb
ts       13379 97.4  0.2  2768 1492 pts/1    S    14:01   0:17 ./ruby b.rb
ts       13379 95.6  0.2  2788 1512 pts/1    S    14:01   0:21 ./ruby b.rb
ts       13379 94.4  0.2  2812 1536 pts/1    S    14:01   0:24 ./ruby b.rb
ts       13379 96.8  0.3  2832 1556 pts/1    S    14:01   0:28 ./ruby b.rb
./loadit.rb:5: Interrupt
        from b.rb:6:in `load'
        from b.rb:6
pigeon% 

 and my patch is WRONG because it's more difficult to correct it, i.e. ruby
 need a strdup()


Guy Decoux