[Newbies] Re: OSProcess example

Prashanth Hebbar hebbarp at gmail.com
Mon Oct 10 23:32:46 UTC 2011

Thanks for the pointer. Somehow, I missed the VM part. I will investigate. I
am on the road today whole day. Will try this tomorrow (Wednesday ) and
report back.


On Monday, October 10, 2011, David T. Lewis <lewis at mail.msen.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 10, 2011 at 08:58:38PM +0530, Prashanth Hebbar wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I am trying to trigger a ruby script from within Squeak. I loaded
>> but none of the examples are working. Are there any pointers on how to
>> OSProcess correctly.
>> I am using a 3.8 stable version.
> Hello Prashanth,
> You can find some general information here:
>  http://wiki.squeak.org/squeak/708
> OSProcess requires a special plugin for the VM. If OSProcess is not
> working, it is possible that the VM you are running does not contain
> this support. Can you say what operating system you are using, and
> if possible what VM?
> I will mention also that if you want to interact with a ruby script
> from Squeak through pipes (in other words, read and write the standard
> input and output streams from the ruby program), then you will also
> want to load package CommandShell and use the class PipeableOSProcess.
> Dave
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Prashanth Hebbar
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