Expect automates interactive applications such as telnet, ftp, passwd, fsck, rlogin, tip, etc. It is also useful for testing these same applications. And by adding Tk, you can also wrap interactive applications in X11 GUIs. Expect can make easy all sorts of tasks that are prohibitively difficult with anything else. You will find that Expect is an absolutely invaluable tool - using it, you will be able to automate tasks that you've never even thought of before - and you'll be able to do this automation quickly and easily.
DocumentationUser FAQ available in HTML format from http://expect.nist.gov/FAQ.html; User README available in HTML format from http://expect.nist.gov/README.distribution
released on 30 January 2004
|License||Verified by||Verified on||Notes|
|PublicDomain||Janet Casey||4 June 2002|
Leaders and contributors
Resources and communication
|Developer||VCS Repository Webview||http://sourceforge.net/cvs/?group_id=13179|
|Bug Tracking||VCS Repository Webview||http://sourceforge.net/tracker/?group_id=13179&atid=113179|
|Required to use||Tcl/tk|
This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 29 May 2010.