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STDOUT: what's wrong with these lines?

it's a bit tricky, isn't it?
Added by ruby about 1 year ago  »  Votes: 2/2

The purpose of this portion of code is to print a star every one second

1 while true do
2   STDOUT.write("*")
3   sleep(1)
4 done

Do you think that it really works? and why?


Added by ruby 11 months ago

It doesn't work. You need to flush the buffer by STDOUT.flush before going to sleep