ccrypt with expect
Posted by neo (The Architect), 27 August 2005Has anyone written an expect script that uses 'ccrypt' to encrypt a file.
I tried expecting the 'Enter encryption key: ' but the password that I send is then displayed on the screen.
Posted by admin (Graham Ellis), 27 August 2005Code:
worked for me ....
Posted by neo (The Architect), 27 August 2005I'm using CYGWIN and the code you gave did not work.
It just hangs, I removed the log_user 0 and then saw the password being typed out in plaintext.
Posted by admin (Graham Ellis), 27 August 2005on 08/27/05 at 11:00:24, The Architect wrote:
Expect sits on top of the applications and operating system, and as such it needs fine tuning and adjustment sometimes. Have a careful look at how the script runs without the log_user line and that should lead you to learn where it's failing in more detail, and from that it should lead you to a solution. I'm afraid I don't have Cygwyn to hand, so I can't easily help further with this issue that has turned out to be OS specific.
Posted by neo (The Architect), 29 August 2005I am using the -K option to specify the password along with the command right now.
I have another (not actually related) doubt though.
Can I pause my script halfway and ask the user for a password and then resume the script?
but it just keeps on in the loop.
Posted by admin (Graham Ellis), 29 August 2005An interact keeps running until it hits a return command in its deffered block. You don't have one, so your interact won't exit.
Posted by neo (The Architect), 29 August 2005In english please?
Posted by admin (Graham Ellis), 29 August 2005on 08/29/05 at 11:14:57, The Architect wrote:
Sorry - I mis-spelled that. Should have been deferred rather than deffered. It DID look a bit odd that other way, didn't it?
Posted by neo (The Architect), 11 September 2005Yeah it did.
And yeah I still don't understand it too.
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