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Re: can't pass a response from bash script to an app's interactive dialo


From: Paul Jarc
Subject: Re: can't pass a response from bash script to an app's interactive dialog
Date: Thu, 25 Jan 2007 18:52:44 -0500
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snowcrash+bugbash <address@hidden> wrote:
>  CMD="$GPG --output revoke.txt --gen-revoke $ME"
>
>  /usr/bin/expect -c "\
>  spawn `$CMD`;\
>  stty -echo;\
>  expect 'Create a revocation certificate for this key? (y/N) ';\
>  send 'y\n'"

You have backticks around $CMD.  That means bash will run the gpg
command first, and the substitute its output in the argument to
expect.  If you want expect to see literal backticks around the gpg
command, escape them with backslashes.


paul




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