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Bug#917777: ITP: sexpect -- Expect for Shells

[2018-12-29 23:24] Clark Wang <dearvoid@gmail.com>
> Package: wnpp
> Severity: wishlist
> Owner: Clark Wang <dearvoid@gmail.com>
> * Package name    : sexpect
>   Version         : 2.1.8
>   Upstream Author : Clark Wang <dearvoid@gmail.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.

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