Ara.T.Howard wrote:
> On Tue, 30 Aug 2005, Wybo Dekker wrote:
> 
> 
>> command = "x=hello echo $x";    pr(command,*sys(command)) # FAILS!
> 
> this doesn't even work from the shell:
> 
>      harp:~ > x=hello echo $x
>      (newline)

You're quite right - I have been totally confused and made the wrong test!
Thanks for helping me out. Thanks also for pointing me to session.rb, which 
allows me to get output to stdout and stderr separately.

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Wybo