thanks all :-)

> -----Original Message-----
> From: GOTO Kentaro [mailto:gotoken / notwork.org]
> Sent: Wednesday, 25 September 2002 10:36 AM
> To: ruby-talk / ruby-lang.org
> Subject: Re: Newbie question: Calling a shell script from ruby
> 
> 
> At Wed, 25 Sep 2002 08:50:01 +0900,
> Sethna, Zubin <ZSethna / rsasecurity.com.au> wrote:
> > Apologies if this question is already answered in the doc. 
> How do I call a
> > shell script from within ruby code? I have a lot of 
> existing scripts that
> > are written in perl and I'd like to call them from a ruby 
> framework. I
> > haven't found anything in the doc about this, maybe I 
> missed something?
> 
> A simple way is
> 
>   system("/some/where/foo.sh")
> 
> See also:
> 
>   http://www.rubycentral.com/book/ref_m_kernel.html#Kernel.system
>   http://www.ruby-lang.org/en/man-1.4/syntax.html#command
>   http://www.rubycentral.com/book/ref_m_kernel.html#Kernel.fork
>   http://www.rubycentral.com/book/ref_m_kernel.html#Kernel.exec
>   http://www.rubycentral.com/book/ref_c_io.html#IO.popen
>   
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