Running a multiline shell command

Bob Sneidar bobs at twft.com
Mon Dec 12 12:48:36 CST 2011


I am using Snow Leopard. Yes there is an expect command. I just read the man page for it. WOW! There is a lot there. From what I gather, I can create a file that contains all the responses I will be presented with, and expect will respond to those prompts accordingly. 

Now I did succeed once in pasting this into the tsch terminal window and I got exactly what I wanted, but subsequent attempts tell me I am using the wrong password. I suspect the wrong line endings at this point. I will look into that. 

Bob


On Dec 10, 2011, at 10:23 AM, Mark Wieder wrote:

> Bob-
> 
> Friday, December 9, 2011, 6:50:27 PM, you wrote:
> 
>> The goal is to get the mac address table from a Procurve managed switch. Any ideas?
> 
> What OS? Do you have an "expect" command available?
> 
> -- 
> -Mark Wieder
> mwieder at ahsoftware.net
> 
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