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Old 05-14-2010, 01:08 PM   #1
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Embed expect in bash script

Hi guyz,
I am trying to embed expect in my bash script to perform some tasks, can anyone please let me know whatz wrong in this script. Thanks in advance.


NAMES=`cat full_list`
for i in $NAMES
echo $i

OUTPUT=$(expect -c "
spawn rpm2ipc -p 3004334 RHEL5.4_RPMS/$i
expect {
Enter userID: { send \"$USER\r\"; exp_continue }
expect {
Enter password: { send \"$PASS\r\"; exp_continue }

The script initially reads a files containing a list of rpm's on each line and then spawns the rpm2ipc command which uploads the particular rpm to a repository.
During this process it tries to enter the credentials, where it is failing.

Any pointers ??
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WTF is "expect"?
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WTF is "expect"?
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