On 5/7/06, Aditya Mahajan <adityam / umich.edu> wrote:
>
> Strange, I get
>
> E:\Temp>irb
> irb(main):001:0> system('echo "hello world" > hello.txt')
> => false

This false result means that system could not find echo.

> Can it be because I also have cygwin installed?

It may be related. The problem is that the system method cannot
execute what you are trying to run. It might be related to your path
or who knows what.

> Errno::ENOENT: No such file or directory - echo "Hello world"

Again this seems to be a problem with your environment.

Ryan