Forum: Ruby Need help with rubyw

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Rasmus R. (Guest)
on 2008-12-12 13:50

I'm planning to run ruby setup script from lots of testclasses (NUnit)
so I need to hide the console window. But starting process from C# with
rubyw only returns error.

Then I try this helloworld-like test:

>echo sleep(5) > tst.rb
>ruby tst.rb
(sleeps 5 secs)

>rubyw tst.rb
(terminates immediately)

Why no sleep with rubyw?

What should I do to hide console window? My OS is MS Server 2003

Robert D. (Guest)
on 2008-12-12 14:06
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On Fri, Dec 12, 2008 at 12:43 PM, Rasmus R. 
> (sleeps 5 secs)
>>rubyw tst.rb
> (terminates immediately)
> Why no sleep with rubyw?
Oh it sleeps just fine, but in a background process, this is the same as
sleep 5 &
in a bash shell, does not make lot's of sense.
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