Thanks for the response.  I wanted to know if I can use windows like 
path in SCP or not. Can I use something like °»sess.download! 
°«C:\myfile.jpg°«, °∆/root/°«°…? In fact, I tried this but it does not work. 
Any idea?

-Kalpesh


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> From: "Kalpesh Patel" <kalpesh_patel / intuit.com>
> Date: Tue, Jun 29, 2010 11:03
> Subject: Net::SCP download from windows to linux and encrypt password
> To: <ruby-talk / ruby-lang.org>
> 
> I am using Net::SCP to download/upload file. I am doing like this...
> 
> ----
> require 'net/scp'
> session = Net::SCP.start("10.10.10.10", "username", :password =>
> "password", :config => false)
> sess.download! "/tmp/test.txt", "/root/"
> ----
> 
> It works well when the source machine is linux and path is like
> "/tmp/test.txt". What if the source machine is Windows? My path would be
> something like "C:\temp\test.txt" but it does not work. It throws error
> "No such file or directory". Any idea how can I do that?
> 
> Also, the password I give in the start function above is in plain text.
> How can I encrypt it and pass it with the function?
> 
> Thanks much,
> -Kalpesh

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