Type "irb" instead (provided your path to the bin directory is set up
correctly).
It is the "irb.bat" file in the "bin" directory that you should execute (you
can also find "ruby.exe" there).

"Carl Parrish" <cparrish / cox.net> wrote in message
news:1018213156.11059.3.camel / hawk...
> I can't seem to get irb to work I can find the irb.rb file. but if I
> type "ruby irb.rb" I simply get a shell prompt (not the irb command
> prompt). Scripts are running fine using ruby so I'm assuming that I've
> installed it correctly . Any ideas of what I'm doing wrong? I'm running
> ruby 1.6.7 on RH 7.2 btw.
>
> Carl Parrish.
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