[Newbies] accessing the filesystem/ssh

David T. Lewis lewis at mail.msen.com
Sat Oct 25 14:39:04 UTC 2008

On Fri, Oct 24, 2008 at 03:10:49PM -0400, sergio wrote:
> i would like to start rewriting some ruby scripts i have that does the  
> following..
> takes a HUGE directory..
> copies the files to another directory, with DVD sized subdirectories  
> called Disk1, Disk2,...
> it then makes ISO's out of each of them, plus logfiles for each disk..
> is this amount of fiddling with the native filesystem even possible?
> some of the files reside on another server, and are gathered with ssh..

Generally speaking this kind of work is not Squeak's strong suit, although
it can be done. If you are using a Unix, Linux or Mac system, then CommandShell
and OSProcess will help. You can load them from SqueakMap or Universes,
and overviews are at:



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