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Posted by skumar003 (skumar003), 9 May 2003
I send a command and then check the results of that . The command itself gets into the expect_out buffer including the results of executing that command.

Can I exclude the actual command that I am sending to be removed from the buffer?


I do a "ls m*.exp"
The results of which may be null but the buffer will contain the the command m*.exp as well[b][/b] so it will return incorrectly when I do regexp.

Please offer your thoughts.

Posted by admin (Graham Ellis), 10 May 2003
How about doing 2 expect commands - the first one to expect the echo of the command that you have issued (thus clearing it from the incoming data stream) and the second being the expect that handles the results produced by the spawned process?

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