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Expect module is not supported by Win7 ActivePerl, is there any other option

by sagarkha (Acolyte)
on Sep 24, 2010 at 00:47 UTC ( #861703=perlquestion: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??
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I want to use Expect module in my scripts, intenion is to enter passwords automatically to a command when it prompts on STDOUT. Passwords will be saved in a array or in a file.
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Re: Expect module is not supported by Win7 ActivePerl, is there any other option
by syphilis (Chancellor) on Sep 24, 2010 at 01:10 UTC
    If you want to use Expect, you won't be able to use native Win32. To use Expect, install Cygwin and use its perl.

    Cheers,
    Rob
Re: Expect module is not supported by Win7 ActivePerl, is there any other option
by Sinistral (Prior) on Sep 24, 2010 at 12:27 UTC

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