Greg Johnson wrote:
> I'd like to be able to run items from the shell 
> such as ls -l > dirlisting.txt.  Just an example.  Can I do this?
> 
Try the Pickaxe book, the first edition is available on-line in pdf 
format.  You can pass commands to the shell directly using back ticks `s 
-l > dirlisting.txt` or the %x expansion %x{echo "me, me, me..."}

Regards,
Jim


-- 
Posted via http://www.ruby-forum.com/.