On Mon, Aug 18, 2008 at 2:56 PM, michael greenly <mgreenly / gmail.com> wrote:
> Are you sure you didn't mean to use "~/oracle/bin"
>

The problem is that File.expand_path asumes if no "~" was provided,
current directory (Dir.pwd) is starting point:

irb(main):007:0> Dir.pwd
=> "D:/Users/Luis"
irb(main):008:0> File.expand_path("~")
=> "D:/Users/Luis"
irb(main):009:0> File.expand_path(".")
=> "D:/Users/Luis"
irb(main):010:0> File.expand_path("..")
=> "D:/Users"
irb(main):011:0> File.expand_path("./~oracle")
=> "D:/Users/Luis/~oracle"
irb(main):012:0> File.expand_path("~oracle")
=> "~oracle"

In the last line you can see the problem... it doesn't expand the path
if ~ is found in as part of the path to expand.

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