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Re^2: Password prompt

by AnomalousMonk (Chancellor)
on Aug 20, 2013 at 18:03 UTC ( #1050218=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Password prompt
in thread Password prompt

Hi Ken.

While anandooty does seem, once again, to be relying rather more on our powers of clairvoyance than is warranted, the suggestion to start a new thread was mine here. The question to which I was replying seemed sufficiently different from the question OPed in that thread: How does one pass a password, etc., to a Perl script via the command line or <STDIN>? anandooty subsequently wanted to know how a script could respond to the prompting of another application for input. It seemed to me that something like Expect would do the trick, but I have no direct knowledge of this module, so thought it best to appeal to the community.

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