Laurent Julliard wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> Does anybody knows if there is a way to activate the 'in place edit 
> mode' from within a Ruby script that would have the same effect as using 
> the -i option on the command line?

Use $-i="" :

[~/tmp] cat >foo
foo
[~/tmp] cat dash-i.rb
$-i=""
[~/tmp] ruby -r dash-i -p -e '$_.upcase!' foo
[~/tmp] cat foo
FOO

HTH

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