Robert Klemme wrote:
> On 19.11.2009 22:41, Unix4Linux Unix4Linux wrote:
>> I also forgot to ask, in SHELL, when I run shell scripts, I can see what 
>> the script is doing.  I am not referring to debug mode but more the 
>> output of each command being executed.
>> 
>> Is this possible with Ruby?
>> 
>> For example, in shell, if I had a command `yum -y install package_name`, 
>> I am able to see all of the required packages being installed...pretty 
>> much, I can see the process of it all.
> 
> ["Account File", "Bank File", "Study Case", "Overall Status"].each 
> |group|
>    system "scp", group, 'user@server1:/tmp'
> end
> 
> Assuming all these "groups" are in a single directory you can also do
> 
> Dir["#{dir}/*"].each |group|
>    system "scp", group, 'user@server1:/tmp'
> end
> 
> Then, if you want to process the output of the command you should look
> into IO.popen.
> 
> Kind regards
> 
>   robert

Robert,

Thanks for the input and also in pointing me to IO.popen.  I appreciate 
the great help from you guys
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