Hi,

In message "Might be IO.pipe, not eruby (was Re: eRuby and require)"
    on 02/02/20, Patrick May <patrick-may / monmouth.com> writes:

|Is this the type of script you have?  This can hang, but eruby is not
|the culprit.  Above a certain size IO.pipe doesn't seem to work right.

I guess it's the OS limitation of pipe(2).  They have limited sized
buffer, so that if you put too much data on them, they block.

							matz.