Bug#917777: ITP: sexpect -- Expect for Shells
[2018-12-29 23:24] Clark Wang <email@example.com>
> Package: wnpp
> Severity: wishlist
> Owner: Clark Wang <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> * Package name : sexpect
> Version : 2.1.8
> Upstream Author : Clark Wang <email@example.com>
> * URL : https://github.com/clarkwang/sexpect
> * License : GPL
> Programming Lang: C
> Description : Expect for Shells
> Expect is for Tcl. Expect.pm is for Perl. Pexpect is for Python. ... But
> what for shells?
> Quite often, shell scripters need to use Expect to progmatically
> interact with another program. The big problem is they don't have time
> to learn Tcl's syntax or they don't want to.
> I developed "sexpect" which is a single program. It works like GNU
> screen. It runs the spawned process on a pty in background as a daemon
> and it can talk with the daemon and control the spawned process.
Looks interesting. If you need some guidance with Debian processes, I am
ready to help.