On Nov 8, 12:55 pm, Mohit Sindhwani <mo_m... / onghu.com> wrote:
> bdezo... / wisc.edu wrote:
> > Okay, here is a test script/cmd combo that runs from the command line
> > but not from a Scheduled Task under Windows. It results in an error
> > code of one.
>
> > ##### blunk.cmd file
>
> > c:
> > cd \scripts
> > c:\ruby\bin\ruby.exe c:\scripts\blunk.rb
>
> > # I have tried using the env variable idea earlier with no different
> > outcome
>
> > ##### blunk.rb file
>
> > PATCHFILE = "c:/scripts/patchDayNotice"  # also without absolute path
> > tried and failed
>
> > File.open(PATCHFILE,"a") do | file |
> >   file.print("BLUNK called\n")
> >   print "BLUNK called\n"
> > end
>
> > Any help anyone can give would be great. Is the error return code of
> > one from Ruby? What error is that? I can't find any info on that.
>
> OK!  I just tried the cmd/ rb that you sent me.  Yes, it works fine from
> the command line.  I also set it up as a 1-time task in Windows
> scheduler [you'll understand why I didn't set it to be something that
> runs only on bootup] and it just ran from Windows scheduler.  It seems
> to work fine for me.  It appends to the file.
>
> I did not set any advanced properties in Windows scheduler.
>
> Now, I'm lost as to what may be causing the problem for you.
>
> Cheers,
> Mohit.
> 11/9/2007 | 2:55 AM.

I moved it to a different machine and it launched! Thanks Mohit!!!