Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
Your skill will accomplish
what the force of many cannot
 
PerlMonks  

Comment on

( #3333=superdoc: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??
...tasked with modifying a perl script...refuses to rewrite existing script...
Which is it? It isn't clear to me which problem you're trying to solve, and what tools you have available. If you have an ssh-based solution already, then all you need to do is try telnet; if you get 'connection refused', then you have to use ssh. As for openCSW vs CPAN, they aren't mutually exclusive. If the prebuilt module you want isn't on openCSW then you can download and build it from CPAN (unless your boss won't let you do this either). Maybe if you posted what you do now, and where it needs to diverge to support ssh it would be clearer.

Of course, you *could* just write it in Expect, call the finished product newscript.pl (but with '#! expect' at the top), and he'd be none the wiser...

fnord


In reply to Re: Forced to modify perl telnet script to use both telnet and ssh by Illuminatus
in thread Forced to modify perl telnet script to use both telnet and ssh by essej1

Title:
Use:  <p> text here (a paragraph) </p>
and:  <code> code here </code>
to format your post; it's "PerlMonks-approved HTML":



  • Posts are HTML formatted. Put <p> </p> tags around your paragraphs. Put <code> </code> tags around your code and data!
  • Read Where should I post X? if you're not absolutely sure you're posting in the right place.
  • Please read these before you post! —
  • Posts may use any of the Perl Monks Approved HTML tags:
    a, abbr, b, big, blockquote, br, caption, center, col, colgroup, dd, del, div, dl, dt, em, font, h1, h2, h3, h4, h5, h6, hr, i, ins, li, ol, p, pre, readmore, small, span, spoiler, strike, strong, sub, sup, table, tbody, td, tfoot, th, thead, tr, tt, u, ul, wbr
  • Outside of code tags, you may need to use entities for some characters:
            For:     Use:
    & &amp;
    < &lt;
    > &gt;
    [ &#91;
    ] &#93;
  • Link using PerlMonks shortcuts! What shortcuts can I use for linking?
  • See Writeup Formatting Tips and other pages linked from there for more info.
  • Log In?
    Username:
    Password:

    What's my password?
    Create A New User
    Chatterbox?
    and the web crawler heard nothing...

    How do I use this? | Other CB clients
    Other Users?
    Others exploiting the Monastery: (8)
    As of 2014-08-20 23:03 GMT
    Sections?
    Information?
    Find Nodes?
    Leftovers?
      Voting Booth?

      The best computer themed movie is:











      Results (125 votes), past polls