can't think of program
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Sun Nov 11 19:14:39 PST 2007
On Sun, 11 Nov 2007 19:41:23 -0600
Dan Nelson <dnelson at allantgroup.com> wrote:
> > I am blanking on the name of this program, My mind says it
> > should be "expect", but that's not right.
> Trust your mind :) It's expect.
which is part of the ports tree:
$ cat /usr/ports/lang/expect/pkg-descr
Expect is a program that performs programmed dialogue with other
interactive programs. It is briefly described by its man page, expect(1).
It uses pseudo-tty's to control the child processes, so it is not affected
by programs that refuse to read from stdin or pipes. (eg: passwd(1) etc).
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