On 8/31/06, Austin Ziegler <halostatue / gmail.com> wrote:
> On 8/31/06, jzakiya / mail.com <jzakiya / mail.com> wrote:
> > On my Windows 98 desktop the installer appears to load correctly.
> > When I attempt to run Freeride from the windows menu, however, the
> > following message is shown in the DOS terminal window:
> >
> > ---------------------------
> > c:\ruby\freeride>ruby freeride.rb
> >
> >    Bad command or file name
> > ----------------------------
> >
> > But, when I go into the c:\ruby\bin directory and run irb it
> > comes up and runs fine, but I can't get Freeride to run.
> >
> > I have no problem on a laptop with XP, so is this a Win 98 issues?
>
> Win98 doesn't keep the environment in the registry. Does your
> autoexec.bat include Ruby as part of the path (e.g., is c:\ruby in the
> SET PATH= line?). If it isn't, you'll have to add it. If it is, you'll
> have to reboot to make it stick.

The One-Click Installer doesn't officially support Windows 98.
However, if you take Austin's advice it'll probably work (no
guarantees, though).

Curt