Tim Hunter wrote:
> an an wrote:
>> 
>> I have tried several different variations, of backtick, single quotes,
>> double quotes, etc, etc....even tried deleting a single file, and it
>> always gives me the same error. Also tried rm_r, rm_rf...still no luck.
>> 
>> could someone explain to me what I am doing wrong? thanks!
> 
> It looks like you're trying to remove all the files in the directory at
> once. Bear in mind that FileUtils.rm wants a _list_ of filenames, not a
> pattern to match. You can specify a list of filenames by accumulating
> them in an array and then using the splat operator:
> 
> filenames = whatever it takes to get all the filename in an array
> FileUtils.rm(*filenames)

that makes much more sense. what threw me off was the * in the following 
line in the rdoc

FileUtils.rm Dir.glob('*.so')

Did some reading up on Dir.glob and it makes much more sense now. 
Thanks!
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