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calling  a Expect Procedure from Unix Shell Script

Posted by sarathy_groups (sarathy_groups), 28 July 2005
Hi Expect Gurus,

I have a utility.exp file (expect file)comprising of around 20 procedures.

I need to call these individual procedures from unix shell script passing the arguments,

I would like to know how to make a call to those procedures present in a expect file from a unix shell script?

Thanks in advance, ,

Posted by admin (Graham Ellis), 28 July 2005
on 07/28/05 at 12:18:29, sarathy_groups wrote:
I need to call these individual procedures from unix shell script passing the arguments,

Sounds like to need to write a piece of main code (not in procs) that interprets your command line and runs whichever proc you need.   There's no easy way to say with a command line option "read this file, and just run the proc called xxxx" which I think is what you were hoping for.

Edit to add - I understand from a personal message I've got that my suggestion has solved the question / resolved the issue. Glad to be of service.

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