Mark Slagell wrote:

> I'm having some success with the technique mentioned in ruby-talk: 
> 30733, 15050, etc. for running Windows apps from Ruby scripts.  But 
> does anybody know of a way to vary the Win32API crtdll call so it does 
> not return until the application it launched is done running? Or does 
> crtdll just not support it?
>
>  Mark
>
Added note: this does seem to be the default behavior in W2000 but not 
in W95/98. What I'd like is to make the call wait, regardless of Windows 
version. At the moment I'm trying to do this with the mingw32 1.6.6 
build, in case that matters (I suspect it doesn't).

  Mark