On Monday 27 July 2009 07:29:08 pm Roger Pack wrote:
> > I do mind when it's an actual leak -- in this case, the objects in
> > question
> > are pretty heavyweight, and if I create a few thousand threads that way,
> > I'll
> > have a few thousand of them stuck forever.
>
> If you're trying to have a multi-threaded app be GC-sane, your options
> are MBARI patches, ruby 1.9, or jruby. AFAIK.

Ah, thanks for that.

Yes, this does depend on GC. It does work with 1.9, but I'd been trying to 
keep 1.8 compatibility. I guess I can drop that now, and test it on jruby.