Well off the top of my head right now -
The first recipe in Ruby Cookbook - in the Rails chapter

Second -
AWDWR 2nd edition in the Web2.0 Chapter.

I am pretty sure I saw it somewhere else as well, but it's not
surfacing right now.

Stuart
On 9/8/06, M. Edward (Ed) Borasky <znmeb / cesmail.net> wrote:
> Dark Ambient wrote:
> > Sorry, but googling doesn't seem to be leading me anywhere.  I have a
> > number o Ruby examples from books that demonstrate things using the
> > Unix ps command for system status.  Can someone please tell me what is
> > the equivalent call in the Windows environment ?
> >
> > TIA
> > Stuart
> >
> >
> I've seen some of the responses to this post, and I'm really curious.
> Which books use examples that require "ps", and could you give some
> examples of the use of "ps" in a Ruby script/program?
>
> The reason I bring this up is that there are some times when doing "ps"
> in a script is a very bad idea. Textbook examples that are OS-dependent
> don't impress me all that much, either, outside of the obligatory "how
> to get up and running on Windows, Linux, MacOS and Solaris" chapters.
>
>