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Which shell is ruby using?
Can I control which shell ruby is using?

-Dan


On 10/26/06, Wilson Bilkovich <wilsonb / gmail.com> wrote:
>
> On 10/26/06, Alexandru Popescu <the.mindstorm.mailinglist / gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > Hi!
> >
> > When executing a system op using the backtick method, the standard
> > output is caught and returned in the assigned variable:
> >
> > output ls -Al`
> >
> > I am wondering what happens with the standard error output? I have
> > written a script that executes well in the happy path scenario, but
> > for the case where the invoked system tool is writting to stderr I
> > have no idea how to trap that.
> >
> > Any help and ideas are highly appreciated,
>
> Since it's a system command, you can ask it to redirect stderr to stdout:
>
> output  ls -Al 2>&1`
>
>


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