Hi,

In message "[ruby-talk:9057] pid of executed program"
    on 01/01/11, "Laurence J. Lane" <ljlane / debian.org> writes:

|How can I get the PID of a program run in a ruby script. I've 
|looked at open, popen, system, and %x//, and various Process 
|methods, but haven't figured it out.

IO#pid for open, popen.  No way provided for system and `` (yet).

							matz.