On Mar 3, 12:28   𮮮
> On Wed, Mar 3, 2010 at 10:19 AM, Albert Schlef <albertsch... / gmail.com> wrote:
> > I'm writing a program that needs to generate two or three temporary
> > files.
>
> > (Specifically: my program runs a shell command and I need to pass the
> > shell command a path to a non-existing file which it will dump data to.)
>
> man mktemp
> man tempfile
>
> > Is there a 'gem' that manages these things? Preferably it should remove
> > the files when the script finishes or whatever.
>
> it is builtin in ruby. but in this case, you'd better do it all in ruby...

Bah. Use file-temp.

gem install file-temp

Regards,

Dan