Shea Martin wrote:
> I am running a visual studio command line build via IO.popen, like so:
> 
> IO.popen("devenv my_solution.sln /rebuild 'release Win32'") do | pipe |
>     pipe.each_line { |line| puts line }
> end
> 
> While if I run this command in a cmd window, I get hundreds of lines of 
> output. I can redirect the output on the command line like this:
> devenv my_solution.sln /rebuild 'release Win32 > output.txt, and I don't 
> lose any output.  So I am pretty sure the build output is going to 
> STDOUT, not STDERR.
> 
> ruby -v
> ruby 1.8.4 (2005-12-24) [i386-mswin32]
> 
> I have also tried replacing the pipe.each_line with str = pipe.read, but 
> got the same results.
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> ~S


The solution to make it work seems to be this:

l_cmd = "devenv my_solution.sln /rebuild 'release Win32'"
IO.popen("cmd.exe", IO::RDWR) do | pipe |
      pipe.puts l_cmd
      pipe.each_line { |line| puts line }
end

I am assuming that this is a bug, and not a 'feature'.

~S