On Thu, 2010-06-10 at 17:59 +0900, Lucky Nl wrote:
> Hi,
>  I need to implement fork concept in my application.
>  I want to do the task1 and task2 at a time. need to start task1 and and
> task2
>  at a time but task1 will complete within seconds .but task2 will will
> take      time,it's the long run process.so want to do this seperate
> process this will not interupt other process.
> So how can we implement fork in ruby

I think you probably want to look at threading if your background job is
written in Ruby, or IO.popen if it's not.  You can still do

pid = fork {
 ... stuff ..
}

in Ruby, but it's probably more complicated than you need.  What is the
background job you want to monitor / control?

-- 
Matthew