I couldn't find the original post so I'll reply to this one..

require 'fileutils' # optional, but so much stuff comes in handy...
Dir.chdir("//servername/sharename/")

That usually does the trick for me.. Or do you need something else?

--Aldric

Howard Roberts wrote:
> Nick Hoffman wrote:
>> Hello,
>>
>> I'm looking to connect to a Windows share using Ruby.  Is there a
>> library, or gem that would help me do this?  Just a nudge in the right
>> direction would be great.  Thank you!
> 
> Nick,
>   http://rubysmb.sourceforge.net/ may do the trick for you, if you mean 
> connecting to Windows from Linux, and have Samba already configured.
> 
> HTH,
> Howard