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Expect.pm is an attempt to have more of a switch() & case: feel to make decision processing more fluid. three separate types of debugging have been implemented to make code production easier.
It is now possible to interconnect multiple file handles (and processes) much like Tcl's expect. An attempt was made to enable all the features of Tcl's expect without forcing Tcl on the victim programmer :-) .
Expect.pm v1.11 Expect requires IO::Tty and IO::Stty, also available from CPAN. There is a Bundle::Expect available that installs everything for you. If you prefer manual installation, the usual perl Makefile.PL make make install should work. I finally started a simple testsuite for Expect, but it doesn't really test anything deeper right now. It would probably be wise to read the do more»
The tutorial is in order of how I would want to learn to use this tool. very briefly, here's an index: 1. Introduction, how/why one would want to use this tool. 2. Spawn, expect- how to talk to a process. 3. Debugging. 4. Interacting with a spawned process. 5. Monkeying with tty settings. Good for grabbing passwords, among other things. 6. Miscellaneous extra functions. Let me know if t more»
EXPECT_FAQ(1) User Contributed Perl Documentation EXPECT_FAQ(1) NAME Expect.pm - Frequently Asked Questions SYNOPSIS This is a growing collection of things that might help. Please send you questions that are not answered here to RGiersig@cpan.org DESCRIPTION Can I use this module with ActivePerl on Windows? I don't know. Probably not. There is more»
Here's a couple answers to questions I've gotten recently. Q: I just want to read the output of a more»
EXPECT(1) User Contributed Perl Documentation EXPECT(1) NAME Expect.p more»
EXPECT_INTRO(1) User Contributed Perl Documentation EXPECT_INTRO(1) NAME Expect.pm (1.08) more»
libexpect-perl (1.11-4) unstable; urgency=low * new maintainer address * updated Standards-Ver more»
Ver .92 - Finally figured out how to generate an EOF on a terminal (stty 0 but you knew that alrea more»