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Re: Ruby question: Purpose of "ruby -run"?

From: Garrett Rooney <rooneg_at_electricjellyfish.net>
Date: 2005-03-20 15:44:17 CET

Max Bowsher wrote:

>> which holds ruby implementations of various common command line
>> utilities (rm, mkdir, etc.). On a unix system there's probably little
>> reason to use it, other than the fact that you can be reasonably certain
>> that they will work the same on various systems. It's more useful on
>> say win32 or something where you aren't likely to have them.
> OK. So using it in a _Makefile_, where those utilities are being used
> bare elsewhere, is just unnecessary verbosity.

Yeah, pretty much ;-)


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