Huh...whattaya know, me too...I thought for sure it wasn't...maybe it's nt4
that doesn't have it.

Regardless, cmd.exe is the one to use, as you indicated.

Ken

"Carl Friedberg" <friedberg / exs.esb.com> wrote in message
news:0AAE9DEC07039D40A2D1A5CA6ABE6FAD01D6E0 / Boole.esb.com...
> I've got a machine which is a clean install of w2k /prof/ sp1, and it has
a
> command.com image, about 50kb, dated December 7, 1999 FWIW. I would not
> recommend using it, but it is there.
>
> Carl / comets.com
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ken Alverson [mailto:Ken / Alverson.com]
> Sent: Monday, January 22, 2001 10:10 PM
> To: ruby-talk / netlab.co.jp
> Subject: [ruby-talk:9746] Re: Workaround for Windows backquote problem
>
> AFAIK, WinNT (at least W2k) doesn't include command.com.  The only reason
> you'll have command.com on an NT box is because you upgraded an Win9x box.
> Command.com is not a win32 executable, cmd.exe is.