> I must be making a very stupid mistake but the following piece of code
> gives an error
> dir  =  "~/Dropbox/Ruby/FlightLuggage/"

I think you should replace ~ with  ENV['HOME'] !

saji

On Mon, Oct 29, 2012 at 5:05 PM, Soichi Ishida <lists / ruby-forum.com> wrote:
> ruby-1.9.3-p286
>
>
> I must be making a very stupid mistake but the following piece of code
> gives an error
>
> /Users/soichi/.rvm/rubies/ruby-1.9.3-p286/lib/ruby/1.9.1/csv.rb:1342:in
> `initialize': No such file or directory -
> ~/Dropbox/Ruby/FlightLuggage/airport.csv (Errno::ENOENT)
>   from
> /Users/soichi/.rvm/rubies/ruby-1.9.3-p286/lib/ruby/1.9.1/csv.rb:1342:in
> `open'
>   from
> /Users/soichi/.rvm/rubies/ruby-1.9.3-p286/lib/ruby/1.9.1/csv.rb:1342:in
> `open'
>   from csv_manipulate.v1.rb:11:in `<main>'
>
>
> # the code is
> require 'csv'
>
> dir  =  "~/Dropbox/Ruby/FlightLuggage/"
> file = "airport.csv"
> filename = dir + file
>
> csv_line_read = CSV.open(filename)
> header = csv_line_read.shift
>
> csv_line_read.each do |row|
>   p row
> end
>
>
> Could anyone point out the mistake I am making here? I have
> double-checked the file directory.
>
> soichi
>
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>



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