> -----Original Message-----
> From: Shashank Date [mailto:shanko_date / yahoo.com]
> 
> Ruby Gurus,
> 
> I am using backticks in my ruby script to run DOS
> commands, but cannot figure out how to separate the
> stdin from stderr.

Easiest way - don't use backticks.  Use Open3.

e.g.

require "open3"
in, out, err = Open3.popen3("system command")

Regards,

Dan