On 11/8/06, michael.raidel / gmail.com <michael.raidel / gmail.com> wrote:
> > Ack my bad. I had forgotten: you can specify the UTF-8 codepage (CP_UTF8) with:
> >
> >   chcp 65001
>
> Thank you Austin for the nice hint!
>
>  The problem is, that as soon as I switch the codepage, irb (and also
> script/console) stops working (it doesn't even start anymore, it just
> quits immediately without an error-message).

That's one of the caveats mentioned: batch files no longer work.
I don't know why. However, if you have Ruby installed in C:\Ruby, you can do:

  copy C:\Ruby\bin\irb C:\Ruby\bin\irb.rb
  irb.rb

Or:

  ruby C:\Ruby\bin\irb

And you'll get a working irb.

-austin
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