Aredridel wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 18, 2004 at 03:54:41AM +0900, Bret Jolly wrote:
> 
>>Greetings, lovers of Ruby,
>>
>>How can I select the shell to be used by %x{ stuff }?  Setting ENV['SHELL']
>>doesn't seem to have any effect.  The pickaxe book said this construct invokes
>>"the host operating system's standard shell".  But suppose I want my script
>>which uses %x{ stuff } to run both on a box using bash and a box using tcsh?
>>It seems there must be a way to set this, or else we'd have serious portability
>>problems.  Also, what if I want to make use of some nifty zsh feature in
>>my %x{ stuff } but my login shell is bash?  I haven't been able to figure
>>out how to do this.
> 
> 
> try %x{ exec zsh -c "stuff" } -- force the interpreter to use.
> 
> Ari
Wouldn't work under windows... portability problem remain then!
I'm also writting something using %x{stuff} and I'd be curious to know 
the solution, if it exists.

Lio