On 8/23/05, John Wells <lists / sourceillustrated.com> wrote:
> I'm running into some problems running scripts on Windows that do file
> path mangling.  Problem is that it appears Ruby converts all windows paths
> to forward slashes as opposed to back slashes...fine by me, but I need to
> write them out on occasion for consumption by other Windows programs or
> batch files, and then I have a problem.
> 
> I know this would be a relatively simple thing to handle on my own, but
> wanted to know if, by my newness to Ruby, I'm missing a wheel that's
> already been invented.  What's the idiomatic way of handling this sort of
> problem?

winpath = rubypath.gsub(%r{/}, "\\")

 ;)

-austin
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