"Maur?cio" <briqueabraque / yahoo.com> writes:

>     Just to report, I have a similar problem: on my system (Ruby 1.66,
> pragmatic programmers ruby install for Windows), openning a 4Mb file takes
> between half a minute and 40 seconds using File.read (not File.readline).

I believe this is a known problem on 1.6.6: I believe the installer
for the next version is coming along shortly.


Dave