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[ale] slaving a process
- Subject: [ale] slaving a process
- From: tj at atlantageek.com (Tommie M. Jones)
- Date: Tue, 5 Mar 2002 15:08:25 -0500 (EST)
I am not real familar with Expect however I know that Perl supports some
Jabber Friendly modules/libraries.
Actually I think I can use some of the system library modules and they
might support popen. Looking at the man page it looks as if that is
exactly what I need
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On Tue, 5 Mar 2002, Pete Hardie wrote:
> "Tommie M. Jones" wrote:
> > Actually Expect is not my friend. I wanted to turn a process that is
> > usually run by telnet to a process that can be accessed from Jabber (or
> > some other IM). That is the purpose of this.
> > I rethought the solution a bit and realized I need to execute this with a
> > System call inside the perl instead of the shell script. Any other
> > suggestions. Can the parent process control what the child process's
> > STDIN and STDOUT file handle is.
> If your Menu program reads only from stdin and write only to stdout, you're
> pretty much stuck calling it from a System or shell call. If you were working
> in C/C++, I'd suggest popen().
> One thing though - I'm not familiar with the IM stuff, but how is it that you
> can easily call a perl script, but not an expect script?
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