This gem provides the feature for waiting until IO is readable or writable without blocking.


Add this line to your application's Gemfile:

gem 'io-wait'

And then execute:

$ bundle install

Or install it yourself as:

$ gem install io-wait


After checking out the repo, run bin/setup to install dependencies. Then, run rake test to run the tests. You can also run bin/console for an interactive prompt that will allow you to experiment.

To install this gem onto your local machine, run bundle exec rake install. To release a new version, update the version number in version.rb, and then run bundle exec rake release, which will create a git tag for the version, push git commits and tags, and push the .gem file to


Bug reports and pull requests are welcome on GitHub at