rtilley wrote:
> I have a ruby script that installs several windows applications like this:
> 
> programs.each { |p| system(p) }
> 
> This works great with .exe installers, but if the program is a .msi
> installer, nothing happens and ruby exits with 0.
> 
> With Python, os.system(installer.msi) works great. Perhaps in Ruby I
> should do this differently? Any suggestions?
> 
> Thanks,
> Brad

What about

  system "start #{p}"

just a guess...

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