Dark Ambient wrote:
> 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.
> >
> >

I don't have my win pc at hand but you can try CygWin - its a pretty
comprehensive set of *nix tools and it may have a ps you can use.