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Bryan Stansell email@example.com
Tue, 26 Apr 2005 17:30:07 -0700 (PDT)
you can also do very simple things like: (echo '^M^Ec.'; sleep 4) | console foo > output at least, it worked the last time i tried it. obviously, it's less than elegant. probably only really useful for quick command-line hacks. for anything serious or reliable, do what bill said and use something like expect. Bryan On Tue, Apr 26, 2005 at 08:08:15PM -0400, Bill Sommerfeld wrote: > On Tue, 2005-04-26 at 18:50, Stever wrote: > > Is there any way from commandline to send a carriage return to a console > > and see if I get some sort of response back? I can write a script to > > handle the details, but I just want to know if I can execute read/write > > commands to the "console" program from commandline so I can put it in a > > script. > > Look for a package called "expect"; it's great for scripting this sort > of thing.