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Usage of send in expect/tcl

Posted by skumar003 (skumar003), 4 February 2003
I have a telnet application that rins well with
send -s "$cmd"

When this application is called from a GUI it does not like the send -s option.GUI is obviously an other window and it is failingto execute the send command.

Can U tell how this can be rectified?

Posted by admin (Graham Ellis), 4 February 2003
Both the expect extension to Tcl and the Tk extension have a "send" command, and the Tk one takes precedence.   Your Expect application worked fine, but when you added Tk in, its send command took over - hence the odd error message.

Change you calls to the send command in expect into calls to exp_send, and your code should function again.

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