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Old 12-29-2011, 04:10 PM   #1
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How can I send keystrokes to a terminal program?

Exactly, I'd like to make an ftp connection using the ftp program which can by launch by typing ftp into the terminal. I can write a code in C++ which will connect to the ftp server, but afterwards I should send me keystrokes to the ftp program, not to the terminal itself, if I write system("peter") for example (that's my username) the terminal will write: no such command, after ftp quitted. So I guess I can't use the system function to solve this problem.

Are there any solution to this?
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expect does exactly that: it spawns a process, and connect stdin and stdout to your terminal.

Old 12-30-2011, 05:13 AM   #3
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thank you


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