Forum: Ruby Permission problem under WinXP

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RichardOnRails (Guest)
on 2008-11-25 06:50
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Hi All,

I generated a Ruby on Rails app, which among other things,  had to
import content from a bunch of CSV files from time to time.  When I
generated the app,  I had a typo: I used cvs instead of csv.  When I
started coding,  I used csv.  It got to be a mess.  Being pigheaded I
decided to write a ruby script to transform all file-names and file
content to conform to csv.

The transformation script is posted at
I've tested the code thoroughly, so I think its really a Windows
problem:  it's keeping a lock on the file(s) I'm using despite the
fact that I issued Ruby close commands.

I wonder if anyone has a quick fix for this problem.  If not,  I'll
walk the extra mile and write my filename changes to disk and write a
stand-alone app to apply those changes.  But if there's a slick way to
solves this,  I'd like to learn it.

Thanks in Advance,
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