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On 8/14/06, Jan Svitok <jan.svitok / gmail.com> wrote:
>
> On 8/14/06, Cameron, Gemma (UK) <gemma.cameron / baesystems.com> wrote:
> >
> > Hi all!
> >
> > I'm another Ruby noob and wondered if any of you can help me with my
> problem.
> >
> > I've have been tasked with writing some rake files to automate parts of
> our project and to begin I'm trying to automate the setup of the build
> machine. The first task is to set the environment variables.
> >
> > Can this be done in Ruby without using system("%PATH% =
> %PATH%;c:\ruby\bin") etc.?
> >
> > Thanks in advance!!!! ( :
>
> ENV['PATH'] += "c:\ruby\bin"


ENV cannot be assigned too.
Sorry :(
Robert

will be vaild only in processes that you'll start from your script, in
> other words, you cannot modify parent environment. (you could do by
> some batch file wizardry)
>
> J.
>
>


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