Thanks Guy, Hugh & Tom for the replies.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: ts [mailto:decoux / moulon.inra.fr]
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>  use #read and #write rather than #puts #gets

This did the trick!

It also forced me to revisit structs/constants for extensions as I now get
"uninitialized constant" for ProcTableStruct in the client (but not the
server).  I think someone already posted the solution for that, so I'll go
back and track it down now. :)

Thanks again.

Dan