On Fri, 17 May 2002, Henning von Rosen wrote:

> How do I accomplish the simple invocation from a ruby script of a program 
> that I normally start from the DOS prompt.
> The backslash doesn't work, and I don't get the workarounds mantiond for 
> shell commands to work, or is that not the same thing?
> 
> I feel really newbie-ish about this, and I really need it to work very 
> soon.  Hints/links apprechiated.

Well, if you "really need it to work soon", then a simple example of the
problem would probably bring more / better responses.  A snippet of code
is worth a thousand words, or something like that :)

I'v got 10000 images to vectorize, doing it by hand won't do any good.
> Doing it with Ruby would be nice.
> 
> amike via Henning
>