Why "Kernel#fork" on windows

Kernel methods are usually able to be called directly, like gets, gsub,
binding, etc. But why “fork” is not recognized? Instead only
“Kernel#fork” is awared by interpreter?

On Oct 23, 7:04 pm, Liang He [email protected] wrote:

Kernel methods are usually able to be called directly, like gets, gsub,
binding, etc. But why “fork” is not recognized? Instead only
“Kernel#fork” is awared by interpreter?

Posted viahttp://www.ruby-forum.com/.

Windows does not support fork, hence Ruby on Windows does not support
it either.

On 23.10.2007 18:16, Vasyl S. wrote:

On Oct 23, 7:04 pm, Liang He [email protected] wrote:

Kernel methods are usually able to be called directly, like gets, gsub,
binding, etc. But why “fork” is not recognized? Instead only
“Kernel#fork” is awared by interpreter?

Posted viahttp://www.ruby-forum.com/.

Windows does not support fork, hence Ruby on Windows does not support
it either.

… unless of course you are on cygwin. :slight_smile:

robert

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